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Dr Sacheverell (1676-1724): C.792-1928

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Dr Sacheverell (1676-1724)


Probably Unidentified Staffordshire Pottery (Production)


History note: Mr Stoner, London, from whom purchased on 10 November 1911 for £15 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

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Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 15.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Mid 18th Century
Circa 1740 - 1750 1750


Dr Sacheverell (1672-1724) was a high church Anglican clergyman who became famous when he was tried for preaching a seditious sermon in 1710.

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Eyes: composed of slip ( brown) Surface: composed of salt-glaze Decoration:

Materials used in production

off-white Stoneware

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.792-1928
Primary reference Number: 76066
Old object number: 3441
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 6 October 2021 Last processed: Sunday 28 November 2021

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

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