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Standing Woman: C.797-1928

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Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Standing Woman


Production: Unidentified Staffordshire Pottery




White salt-glazed stoneware lady

Off-white stoneware, press moulded, and salt-glazed. The lady is wearing a large bonnet and open robe with a laced bodice, patterned edges, sleeves with ruffled edges, and a petticoat with a diamond pattern. The ruffled top of her chemise is visible at the top of the bodice. Her right arm hangs down, while her left is across her waist. The underside of the figure is open.


History note: Charles Steel’s shop, 81 Davies Street, Oxford; from whom bought on 10 November 1926 for £16 by Dr Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 3 cm
Height: 8.9 cm
Width: 3.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century, Mid
George II
Circa 1745 CE - 1750

School or Style


Components of the work

Surface composed of salt-glaze

Materials used in production

white Stoneware

Techniques used in production


References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.797-1928
Primary reference Number: 76071
Old object number: 4915
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 19 October 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 17 October 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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