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Cane handle: C.22-1929

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Maker(s)

Factory: Meissen Porcelain Factory

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Description

Hard-paste porcelain cane handle, painted in enamels. Watteau-esque figures within scroll-work in slight relief

Notes

History note: Belonged to the donor's grandfather, John Laing.

Legal notes

Given by Miss Caroline Nias in memory of her mother, Lady Nias

Measurements and weight

Height: 3.5 cm
Width: 4.4 cm

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4.4 cm3.5 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Meissen ⪼ Saxony ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1929) by Nias, Caroline, Miss

Dating

18th century
Production date: circa AD 1760

School or Style

Rococo

Materials used in production

Enamels
Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Enamelling

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.22-1929
Primary reference Number: 73246
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 12 October 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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