Skip to main content

Horse: C.2767B-1928

An image of Animal figure

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Alternative views

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Horse

Maker(s)

Production: Unidentified Delft factory

Entities

Categories

Description

Buff earthenware, moulded, tin-glazed, and painted in blue and dark green. The horse is supported on a low oblong mound base with rounded ends, which is concave underneath and glazed. He is seated in profile to the viewer with his front legs extended in front of him. He is painted in blue, and the base in green with blue lines over it representing tufts of grass . A pair with C.2767A-1928

Notes

History note: Bought at Taormina, Sicily on 22 or 29 April 1904 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.7 cm
Length: 9 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, third quarter#
Circa 1750 CE - 1775 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue and dark green)

Materials used in production

slightly bluish-white Tin-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Buff earthenware, moulded, tin-glazed, and painted in blue and dark green
Tin-glazing

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2767B-1928
Primary reference Number: 74043
Old object number: 2055
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Horse" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/74043 Accessed: 2024-07-22 02:54:45

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/74043 |title=Horse |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-07-22 02:54:45|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-74043

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src="https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/imagestore/aa/aa6/C_2767B_1928_281_29.jpg"
        alt="Horse"
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Horse</figcaption>
    </figure>
</div>
    

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...