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Churn: C.1896 & A-1928

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Maker(s)

Unidentified Langnau potter (Production)

Notes

History note: Mrs Born-Straub, Thun, from whom purchased in December 1903 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 53.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Langnau ⪼ Canton of Bern ⪼ Switzerland

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Early 19th Century
Production date: circa AD 1820

Components of the work

Visible Surfaces composed of slip Decoration

Materials used in production

Lead-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Throwing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1896 & A-1928
Primary reference Number: 72823
Old object number: 1982
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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