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Coffee pot: C.1899-1928

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Current Location: In storage




History note: Marc-Louis Solon Collection; sold by Charles Butters & Sons at their Premises, Trinity Buildings, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, 26th, 27th and 28th November, 1912, Catalogue of the Pottery & Porcelain in the Collection of L. M. Solon., lot 415. Puttick and Simpson’s, London, 17 May, 1918, lot 211; bought by Mr Stoner for £4.5s with 5s. commission on behalf of Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

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Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 22.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Albligen ⪼ Canton of Bern ⪼ Switzerland

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century, Mid
Production date: dated AD 1754

Components of the work

Decoration composed of metallic oxides ( mottled underglaze)
Surface composed of slip
Cover composed of pewter
Body composed of earthenware

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Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Babra Here Im 1754 Jah
  • Location: On neck
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1899-1928
Primary reference Number: 72826
Old object number: 4200
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 14 June 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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