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Virgin and Child: C.2750-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Virgin and Child

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unidentified Delft Pottery

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Description

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue, green, yellow, orange and manganese high temperature colours. The Virgin stands holding the Christ Child in her left arm, supported on a cylindrical pedestal on a square base, hollow underneath.\par
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Notes

History note: Bought in Lucerne in 1901 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 14.5 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

18th century
Circa 1700 CE - 1799 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue, green, yellow, orange, and manganese-purple)

Materials used in production

pale buff Earthenware
Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Press-moulding : Earthenware, press-moulded, tin-glaze and painted in blue, green, yellow, orange, and manganese-purple high-temperature colours
Tin-glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: N
  • Location: Inside side of base
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2750-1928
Primary reference Number: 74017
Old object number: 1225
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 16 August 2017 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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