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Vase: C.30-1928

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Current Location: In storage


Potter: Bacquet, Auguste




Thrown brown stoneware with a bulbous body, short narrow neck with thickened rim, covered on the visible surfaces with a mottled grey, brown, and blue glaze.


History note: Boulogne, where purchased on 6 October 1925 from a pastry cook's shop for 15 francs (3s. 6d.) in 1925 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 7.4 cm
Height: 9.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Boulogne ⪼ Pas-de-Calais ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928-12-07) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr


20th Century, Early
Production date: circa AD 1925

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: joined

  • Text: a cup shape and AB
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: In monogram
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.30-1928
Primary reference Number: 74318
Old object number: C.140-1928
Old object number: 4627a
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 25 October 2017 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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