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River God with Emblems of Commerce: C.5-1975

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)


River God with Emblems of Commerce


Factory: Longton Hall Porcelain Manufactory
Proprietor: Littler, William




Soft-paste porcelain figure of a standing River God with emblems of commerce


History note: Dr and Mrs Hugh Statham; Dr Hugh Statham died 1967; Mrs Margaret Statham died 1970.

Legal notes

Given by H.M. Treasury

Measurements and weight

Height: 41.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Longton Hall ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1975) by H.M. Treasury


18th Century, Mid
George II
George III
Circa 1758 CE - 1760 CE


The attribution of this figure to Longton Hall is uncertain.

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Slip-casting : Soft-paste porcelain, slip-cast, and lead-glazed
Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.5-1975
Primary reference Number: 39366
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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