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Fair Hebe Jug: C.769-1928

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Current Location: In storage


Fair Hebe Jug




White earthenware, slip cast with integral relief decoration, lead-glazed and painted overglaze in enamels. In the form of the trunk of an oak tree with a branch forming the handle, decorated on one side with a boy offering a bird's nest to a girl, and on the other side with a dog.

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Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

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

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Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel

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Techniques used in production

Slip casting : White earthenware, slip cast, lead-glazed and painted overglaze in enamels

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.769-1928
Primary reference Number: 76026
Old object number: 4670
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 22 November 2022

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

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