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Seated Dog: C.811-1928

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Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Seated Dog


Production: Unidentified Staffordshire Pottery




White stoneware, press-moulded, with applied tail, carved teeth, brown slip eyes and spots painted in cobalt oxide before salt-glazing

White stoneware, press-moulded, and decorated wth brown slip and cobalt oxide before salt-glazing. The dog is seated on its haunches on a rectangular plinth, which is hollow underneath. It is painted with large blue spots, and has brown slip eyes, and teeth indented by a tool. The applied hand-made tail runs up the dog's back and is curled at the top.


History note: Mr Vauncey Salt, Buxton, from whom purchased for £47.10s. on 19 July 1923 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

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Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 14.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Mid 18th Century
George II
Circa 1745 - 1750

Components of the work

Decoration composed of slip ( brown) cobalt oxide

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.811-1928
Primary reference Number: 76137
Old object number: 4263
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 1 December 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 14 February 2023

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

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