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Johann Wolfgang Goethe (1749-1832): C.853-2016

Object information

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Johann Wolfgang Goethe (1749-1832)


Manufacturer: Robinson & Leadbeater




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: 18.7 cm
Length: 11.6 cm
Width: 7.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Stoke-on-Trent ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Components of the work

Base Length 5.2 cm Width 5.3 cm

Materials used in production

Parian (porcelain)

Techniques used in production

Slip casting

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: GOETHE
  • Location: Front of socle
  • Method of creation: Marked
  • Type: Title
  • Text: R & L [in circle]
  • Location: Reverse of bust
  • Type: Maker's name

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.853-2016
Primary reference Number: 215850
Old number: 241
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 24 May 2017 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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