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Miniature chair: C.83-1997

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

unidentified English pottery

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Description

Yellow-glazed earthenware

Earthenware, moulded, and covered wit yellow lead-glaze. The chair has a curved back and straight sides which have semi-circles cut away at the bottom to form four feet. The back is decorated with a flower-head pattern with 'buttons' at the line crossings. On the lower part of the other side of the back there is a panel of the flower-head pattern, and on the other three sides, panels filled with horizontal or vertical lines.

Notes

History note: Uncertain before G.H.W. Rylands, Litt. D., CBE, CH, King's College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Given by G.H.W. Rylands in memory of his mother, Betha Wolferstan Rylands

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.2 cm
Width: 3.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1997-10-13) by Rylands, G.H.W.

Dating

18th Century, Early#
George III
George IV
Circa 1800 CE - 1830 CE

Materials used in production

yellow Lead-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Earthenware, moulded and lead-glazed yellow
Lead-glazing

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.83-1997
Primary reference Number: 76199
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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