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Unknown lady, possibly Venus or Psyche: C.1018-2016

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unknown lady, possibly Venus or Psyche


Manufacturer: Unknown




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: 24.2 cm
Length: 14.3 cm
Width: 12 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Components of the work

Base Length 8.7 cm

Materials used in production

Parian (porcelain)

Techniques used in production

Slip casting

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: P. STEFAN SC 1850
  • Location: Reverse of bust
  • Method of creation: Marked
  • Type: Maker's name

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1018-2016
Primary reference Number: 216034
Old number: 138
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 31 May 2017 Updated: Tuesday 4 June 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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