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Dish: C.1950-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

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Description

Red earthenwawre coated in white slip, with incised decoration painted in manganese-brown under lead-glaze. Circular with a narrow rim, shallow sloping sides and flat base. In the middle there is a heart-shaped panel inscribed 'Aus Liebe/1875' surrounded by formal flowers and foliage, and on the rim, a narrow border of slanting motifs made up of three joined circles.

Notes

History note: Mrs Born Straug, Thun, Switzerland from whom purchased on 3 May 1904 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 28 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Heimberg ⪼ Canton of Bern ⪼ Switzerland

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th Century, third quarter#
Production date: dated AD 1875

Components of the work

Surface composed of slip ( cream)
Decoration composed of manganese

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Aus Liebe/1875
  • Location: In middle of front
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1950-1928
Primary reference Number: 72901
Old object number: 2052
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 19 January 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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