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Narcissus: C.931-2016

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Titles

Narcissus

Maker(s)

Copeland & Garrett (Manufacturer)
Stephens, E. B. (Modeller)
After Gibson, John (Sculptor)
Art Union of London (Distributor)

Notes

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: 30.9 cm
Length: 24.1 cm
Width: 12.8 cm

Relative size of this object

24.1 cm30.9 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

Mid 19th century
Production date: AD 1846

Components of the work

Base Length 12.8 cm Width 20.9 cm

Materials used in production

Parian (porcelain)

Techniques used in production

Slip casting

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: NARCISSUS BY GIBSON R.A. modelled by EB STEPHENS and executed in STATUARY PORCELAIN BY COPELAND & GARRETT FOR THE UNION OF LONDON 1846
  • Method of creation: Marked
  • Type: Maker's name

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.931-2016
Primary reference Number: 215933
Old number: 164
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Audit data

Created: Friday 26 May 2017 Updated: Friday 31 May 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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