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Neptune and Triton: C.7-1933

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Neptune and Triton

Maker(s)

Potter: Wood, Ralph, II (Probably)

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Description

Earthenware decorated with coloured glazes

Buff earthenware, moulded, and decorated with green, yellow and brownish-grey, grey, and dull flesh-pink lead-glazes. The vase is in the form of a hollow tree trunk with a figure of Neptune wearing a crown and short robe standing beside it, to his left, and to his left, a large dolphin, and at the back a triton's mask with a horn projecting from between its lips

Notes

History note: Bought in Cambridge

Legal notes

Purchased with the Glaisher Fund

Place(s) associated

  • Burslem ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1933-04-05)

Dating

Late 18th century
Circa 1780 CE - Circa 1800 CE

School or Style

Neoclassical

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Visible Surfaces composed of lead-glaze

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulded
Lead-glazed

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.7-1933
Primary reference Number: 75903
Glaisher additions number: Gl.Add.47-1933
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 25 August 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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