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Cat flask: C.1461-1928

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Pottery: Unidentified Continental Pottery




Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue, yellow, orange, and manganese-purple. In the shape of a cat lying down, decorated on one side with daisies and on the other with mottling


History note: Puttick & Simpson, London, 10 March 1922, lot 32; Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

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Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

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


18th Century
Circa 1700 CE - 1800 CE


Attributed to Lambeth by Rackham (1935), but not now thought to be English

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Accession number: C.1461-1928
Primary reference Number: 72036
Old object number: 3774
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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