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Bowl: C.617-1928

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Factory)

Notes

History note: Sheldon Collection, Manchester; purchased by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher in December, 1925, for £10.

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid-18th Century
Production date: circa AD/CE 1740

Note

The decoration commemorates the capture of Portobello from the Spanish by Admiral Vernon in November 1739. The news of his victory did not reach London until March, 1740.

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Materials used in production

Lead-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Lead-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.617-1928
Primary reference Number: 75650
Old object number: 4754
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 23 March 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 23 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Bowl" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/75650 Accessed: 2021-11-28 00:38:33

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