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Hop Queen: C.876-2016

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Hop Queen

Maker(s)

Copeland (Manufacturer)
Durham, Joseph (Sculptor)
Crystal Palace Art Union (Distributor)

Notes

History note: Unknown before G.D.V. Glynn; 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: 34.9 cm
Length: 18.2 cm
Width: 17.2 cm

Relative size of this object

18.2 cm34.9 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Stoke-on-Trent ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England
  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 19th Century
Victoria I
Production date: AD 1873-01 : On accession the year was given as 1878 but the last figure is probably a 3.

Note

This bust was first produced for the Ceramic and Crystal Palace Art Union in January 1873

Components of the work

Base Length 9.4 cm

Materials used in production

Parian (porcelain)

Techniques used in production

Slip casting

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: HOP QUEEN
  • Location: Reverse of shoulder of bust
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: CERAMIC & CRYSTAL PALACE ART UNION PUB JANUARY 1873.
  • Location: On lower part of reverse of bust
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Name

Inscription present: in three groups

  • Text: COPYRIGHT/ RESERVED (left) COPELAND/M 73 (centre) DURHAM A.R.A (right)
  • Location: On lower part of reverse of bust
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Factory mark

Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: 23.
  • Location: On underside of socle
  • Method of creation: Typed
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.876-2016
Primary reference Number: 215878
Old number: 23
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Thursday 25 May 2017 Updated: Monday 4 January 2021 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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