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Spaniel: C.2768A-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Spaniel

Maker(s)

Unidentified Delft factory (Production)

Description

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 is seated with his turned towards the viewer, his tail projecting over the end of the base. He is coloured pale manganese with darker manganese markings and ears.

Notes

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: 5.6 cm
Length: 7.7 cm

Relative size of this object

7.7 cm5.6 cm What does this represent?

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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

Third quarter of 18th century
Circa 1750 - 1775

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( green, and manganese-purple) Visible Surfaces composed of lead-glaze ( probably, kwaart) tin-glaze ( two splodges on the unglazed underside)

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2768A-1928
Primary reference Number: 74045
Old object number: 1164
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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