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Pharmacy jar: C.2462-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: The Porcelain Dish Factory

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Description

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue

Notes

History note: Antwerp, where bought privately about 1896 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 18 cm

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

Third quarter of 18th century
Circa 1764 CE - 1773 CE

Note

The Porcelain Dish Factory (De Porceleyne Schotel) operated between 1598 and 1791.

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: V Duyn
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Factory mark
  • Text: C /FL: CALENDUL
  • Location: On front of jar
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2462-1928
Primary reference Number: 73550
Old object number: 241
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Monday 26 September 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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