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Porringer: C.2322 & A-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unidentified Nevers pottery

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Description

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue, green, yellow and black inside with St Joseph leading the boy Christ by the hand and inscribed in the border 'Rd JosePh Arnaud recteur de notre dame de Bonnes nouvelles 1757

Notes

History note: Paris, where purchased on 22 November 1904 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 15.5 cm
Width: 30 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Nevers ⪼ France

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 1757 : on purchase Dr Glaisher believed this to be a modern reproduction, but Rackham, 1935, catalogued it as of the date inscribed on it

Note

When Glaisher purchased this ├ęcuelle he believed it to be a modern reproduction

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue, green, yellow and black)
Bowl

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Rd Joseph Arnaud recteur de notre dame de Bonnes nouvelles 1757
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2322 & A-1928
Primary reference Number: 73361
Old object number: 2226
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 23 March 2016 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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