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Money box: GL.C.76-1928

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Current Location: In storage


Potter: Hoyle, John Phillips




Pale red earthenware, coated in white slip with incised decoration under yellowish lead glaze. Depressed globular form with knob on the top, and a projecting ridge below the horizontal slot. Above the slot is inscribed 'John hoyle' and crude notched decoration.


History note: Charbonnier Collection, Lynton; Purchased by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, 1912

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Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Bideford ⪼ Devon ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


Mid-19th Century
Circa 1840 CE - 1860 CE

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Inscription or legends present

  • Text: John hoyle
  • Location: Above the slot
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Name

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Identification numbers

Accession number: GL.C.76-1928
Primary reference Number: 76011
Old object number: 54
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 14 February 2023

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

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