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Satyr's Head Wall Pocket: C.533-1928

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

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Satyr's Head Wall Pocket

Maker(s)

Production: Unidentified Staffordshire Pottery

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Description

White stoneware, press-moulded, and salt-glazed. The wall pocket is roughly conical with waisted sides and a wavy top edge. The lower part of the front has a bearded satyr's head in relief with above, a central dolphin's head, flanked by bands of scrolls. The flat back is lower than the front at the top, and has three suspension holes arranged two over one.

Notes

History note: Mr Parkin, Brighton, from whom purchased on 2 October 1920 for £4 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 25 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Third quarter of 18th century
George III
Circa 1760 - 177

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Surface composed of salt-glaze
Front

Materials used in production

white Stoneware

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.533-1928
Primary reference Number: 75446
Old object number: 3795
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 5 January 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 22 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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