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Sugar caster: C.2288 & A-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unidentified Rouen pottery

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Description

Tin-glazed earthenware sugar caster, painted in red and blue.

Notes

History note: Bought from Mons. Perron, rue Beffroy, Rouen, for frcs 60, on 6 April 6 1901 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 23 cm
Width: 10 cm

Relative size of this object

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Place(s) associated

  • Rouen ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Second quarter of 18th century
Circa 1720 CE - 1740 CE

School or Style

Baroque

Materials used in production

Painting
Tin-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Painting
Tin-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2288 & A-1928
Primary reference Number: 73311
Old object numberf: 1200
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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