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Spaniel: C.2768B-1928

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Current Location: In storage




Production: Unidentified Delft factory




Buff earthenware, moulded, tin-glazed and painted in green, and manganese-purple. The dog is seated on a low roughly oval mound coloured green. The dog has his head turned towards the viewer, and his tail projects over the end of the base. He is coloured pale manganese with darker manganese markings and ears. A pair with C.2768A-1928


History note: Unknown before Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.5 cm
Length: 7.7 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


18th Century, third quarter#
Circa 1750 CE - 1775 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( green and manganese-puprle)
Visible Surfaces composed of lead-glaze ( probably) tin-glaze

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Moulding : Buff earthenware, moulded, tin-glazed and painted in green, and manganese-purple, and probably given a coat of lead-glaze (kwaart)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2768B-1928
Primary reference Number: 74044
Old object number: 1163
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 27 November 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

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

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