Skip to main content

Richard Wagner (1813-83): C.1071-2016

Object information

Awaiting location update


Richard Wagner (1813-83)


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: 25.3 cm
Length: 14.4 cm
Width: 10.5 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 7.1 cm

Materials used in production

Parian (porcelain)

Techniques used in production

Slip casting

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: WAGNER
  • Location: Front of bust
  • Method of creation: Marked
  • Type: Title
  • Text: R&L
  • Location: Reverse of bust
  • Method of creation: Marked
  • Type: Maker's name

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1071-2016
Primary reference Number: 216087
Old number: 186
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Thursday 1 June 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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Richard Wagner (1813-83)" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-02-27 22:36:33

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=Richard Wagner (1813-83) |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-02-27 22:36:33|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

More objects and works of art you might like

Carlo Cignani

Accession Number: P.83-1961

The Drunken Peasants at the Table.

Accession Number: 31.K.12-83


Accession Number: CM.83-2012

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...