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Vestal Virgin: C.77-1950

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Vestal Virgin

Description

White earthenware figure of a Vestal Virgin. Painted in colours with a white head dress edged with blue, a puce cloak with blue lining, a cream dress, and black shoes.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor, Mrs W.D. (Frances Louisa) Dickson, Bournemouth

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W. D. Dickson

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Damm ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1950-09) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs

Dating

Early 19th Century
1800 CE - 1850 CE

Components of the work

Mark

Materials used in production

Enamels Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Enamelling

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: D over a wheel
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue enamel
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: 317
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Incised mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.77-1950
Primary reference Number: 76033
317
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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