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Wash basin: C.1897-1928

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Maker(s)

Perhaps Hermann, Niklaus (Production)

Notes

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

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 17.5 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

Late 17th Century
Production date: dated AD 1678

Note

This basin would have been used for hand washing

Components of the work

Decoration composed of slip ( cream) oxide colour ( green)

Materials used in production

red Earthenware

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1678
  • Location: On front of back near the top
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Date

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1897-1928
Primary reference Number: 72824
Old object number: 1844
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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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