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Basket: C.2439-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Three Ash Barrels Factory

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Description

Tin-glazed earthenware, pierced, and painted in blue

Notes

History note: Debenham & Freebody, London, where bought for £5.5.0. on 12 March 1897, by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequedst

Place(s) associated

  • Delft ⪼ Holland ⪼ United Provinces of the Netherlands

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Second quarter of 18th century
Third quarter of 18th century
Circa 1722 - 1759

Note

The Three Ash Barrels Factory (Drie Posteleyne Astonne), operated between 1655 and 1804. The mark on this basket indicates that it was made during the directorship of Zacharias Dextra between 1722 and 1759.

School or Style

Rococo
Chinoiserie

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Z: DEX:
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Factory mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2439-1928
Primary reference Number: 73515
Old object number: 100
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 24 May 2016 Last processed: Monday 26 September 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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