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Basin: C.1941 & A-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Workshop 5

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Notes

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

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 20.5 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

18th Century, second quarter#
Production date: circa AD 1830

Note

Attributed to Heimberg when bought by Glaisher, and by Rackham (1935), and reattributed to Langnau by Dr Andreas Heege in 2017, see Documentation.

Components of the work

Decoration composed of slip ( cream and red) oxide colours ( green and yellow)
Knob
Surface

Materials used in production

Lead-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Lead-glazing
Throwing

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1941 & A-1928
Primary reference Number: 72894
Old object number: 1824
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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