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Sussex Pig: C.360 & A-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

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Sussex Pig

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Description

Buff earthenware flecked with manganese under yellowish lead glaze. The head is detachable and serves as a cup

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 17.5 cm
Length: 27.0 cm

Relative size of this object

27 cm17.5 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.360 & A-1928
Primary reference Number: 74671
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 23 August 2017 Last processed: Tuesday 22 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Sussex Pig" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/74671 Accessed: 2022-12-08 06:42:18

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