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Butter dish: C.2745 & A-1928

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Maker(s)

Unidentified Delft factory (Production)

Description

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue, green, yellow and red

Notes

History note: Dickinson and Son, 108, Wigmore Street, London, W., from whom purchased with a pair for £4.5.0 on 5 December 1901 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

overall over knob

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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 half of 18th century
Circa 1750 CE - 1800 CE

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue, green, yellow, red) Whle composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding Tin-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2745 & A-1928
Primary reference Number: 74008
Old object number: 138
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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