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Tobacco jar: C.2461-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

The Porcelain Dish Factory (Production)

Description

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 29.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Delft ⪼ Holland ⪼ Netherlands

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Third quarter of 18th century
Circa 1764 - 1772

Note

The Porcelain Dish Factory (De Porceleyne Schotel) operated from 1598 to 1791. The mark on this jar indicates that it was made during the directorship of Johannes van Duijn between 1764-72

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: S/VINSENT
  • Location: On front of jar
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: two dots over y

  • Text: j Duyn
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Factory mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2461-1928
Primary reference Number: 73546
Old object number: 281
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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