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Wall cistern: C.1901-1928

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Production: Herrmann, Johannes

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Notes

History note: Chamonix, purchased from a shoemaker on the road to Les Bossons (a small village near Chamonix) for 12 francs on 14 September 1902 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

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

18th Century, third quarter#
Production date: dated AD 1777

School or Style

Rococo

Materials used in production

blue, green, yellow Oxide colours
buff Earthenware
red Slip
Lead-glaze

Techniques used in production

Lead-glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1777
  • Location: On front
  • Method of creation: Incised through slip and coloured
  • Type: Date

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1901-1928
Primary reference Number: 72830
Old object number: 1671
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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