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Money box: C.2458 & A-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Young Moor's Head Factory

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Description

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue

Notes

History note: Basle, Switzerland, where bought in October 1903 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 23 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Delft ⪼ Holland ⪼ Netherlands

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century, third quarter#
Circa 1764 CE - 1772 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue from cobalt)

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AH
  • Location: On exterior
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Initials
  • Text: GVS or CVS
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Factory mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2458 & A-1928
Primary reference Number: 73543
Old object number: 1873
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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