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Two-handled Mug: C.1256-1928

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Current Location: In storage

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Two-handled Mug

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unidentified Derbyshire pottery

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Description

Buff stoneware decorated with applied reliefs and dark brown wash on the upper part, and salt-glazed. The cylindrical mug has two handles each moulded in the form of a greyhound. The sides are decorated with applied reliefs. On one side, a toper holding up a mug while seated on a barrel, and on the right, a tree; on the other side, a toper smoking while seated on a barrel and propping a leg up on another barrel marked H/XXX, and on the right, a tree.

Notes

History note: Sotheby's, 19 January 1911, part of lot 101; Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928-12-07) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1256-1928
Primary reference Number: 71675
Old object number: 3343
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 22 November 2022

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

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