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Money box with a whistle: C.241-1928

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Money box with a whistle


uncertain (Pottery)


Earthenware, thrown, with pierced money slit, and whistle handle, decorated on the top and shoulder with a modelled and applied hen and chickens, dabs of brown slip (?) or iron-brown pigment (?) and coated with lead-glaze which stops short of the base.

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Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Place(s) associated

  • Burton in Lonsdale ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.241-1928
Primary reference Number: 73464
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 6 December 2012 Last processed: Sunday 28 November 2021

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

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