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Neptune and Triton: C.7-1933

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Current Location: In storage


Neptune and Triton


Potter: Wood, Ralph, II (Probably)




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


History note: Bought in Cambridge

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Purchased with the Glaisher Fund

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century, Late
Circa 1782 CE - Circa 1800 CE

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.7-1933
Primary reference Number: 75903
Glaisher additions number: Gl.Add.47-1933
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 14 February 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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