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Charles XV, King of Sweden (1826-72): C.812-2016

Object information

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Charles XV, King of Sweden (1826-72)


Unknown (Manufacturer)


History note: The estate of G. D. V. Glynn

Legal notes

Accepted by H. M. Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax from the estate of G. D. V. Glynn, and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 32.1 cm
Length: 28.5 cm
Width: 17.7 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (2016-01-25) by H.M. Government

Components of the work

Base Length 12.5 cm

Materials used in production

Parian (porcelain)

Techniques used in production

Slip casting

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.812-2016
Primary reference Number: 215809
Old number: 396
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 23 May 2017 Updated: Wednesday 22 May 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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