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Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Unidentified Staffordshire Pottery (Production)

Description

White salt-glazed stoneware figure of a man

Off-white stoneware, press moulded, with brown slip and salt glaze. The man is standing with his right arm at waist level, and his left at his chest. He wears a wig with a queue, a long robe decorated with geometric motifs down the back, and buttons at the front, and either long boots or stockings and shoes. His eyes have been touched with brown slip. In front of the figure there is a semi-circle of ground with incised striations. The underside is open.

Notes

History note: J. Henry Griffith Collection, 336 Hagley Road, Birmingham; sold to Frank Stoner, London, from whom bought on the 5 October 1925 for £30, by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

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Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 9.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid 18th Century
George II
Circa 1745 CE - 1755 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Eyes composed of slip ( brown) Surface composed of salt-glaze Base Width 3.5 cm
Body Decoration

Materials used in production

white Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Salt-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.795-1928
Primary reference Number: 76069
Old object number: 4835
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 6 October 2021 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

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

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