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Peace: C.945-2016

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Parian porcelain, glazed and painted in dark blue, blue, pale turquoise, pale salmon pink, very pale flesh tone, pale brown, and black, and gilded. A pair with Peace (C.1073-2016)


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: 30.4 cm
Length: 14.4 cm
Width: 12.9 cm

Relative size of this object

14.4 cm30.4 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Components of the work

Decoration: composed of enamel gold Base: Length 10.3 cm

Materials used in production

clear Glaze Parian (porcelain)

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) Slip casting

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: 341.
  • Location: On underside of socle
  • Method of creation: Typed
  • Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.945-2016
Primary reference Number: 215947
Old number: 62
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Audit data

Created: Friday 26 May 2017 Updated: Tuesday 13 October 2020 Last processed: Saturday 27 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Bust" Web page available at: Accessed: 2021-12-05 20:56:11

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