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Meleager and Atalanta: C.3167-1928

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Current Location: In storage


Meleager and Atalanta


Factory: Meissen Porcelain Factory
Modeller: Eberlein, Johann Friedrich (Possibly)




Hard-paste porcelain, moulded and glazed


History note: Sold by Neales, before 1914; Mr Fisher, Palmer Street, Westminster, from whom purchased for £12 on 21 October 1918 by J.W.L. Glaisher, Trinity College, Cambridge.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Place(s) associated

  • Meissen ⪼ Saxony ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century, Mid
Production date: circa AD 1750 : may be later


Modelled about 1750, but this example may be later

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

clear Glaze
Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.3167-1928
Primary reference Number: 74442
Old object number: 4135
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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