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Autumn from a Set of Seasons: C.84-1997

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Autumn from a Set of Seasons


Probably Dixon, Austin & Co. (Production)


Yellow-glazed figure of Autumn, holding a sheaf of corn and a sickle.

Figure of Autumn from a set of seasons. Earthenware, moulded, and covered with thick yellow glaze with black speckles. The figure stands on an approximately circular mound on a shallow square base with a closed, concave base. She wears a long close-fitting dress with an overdress, split from the waist and falling away behind. She holds a sheaf of corn to her body in her left hand and grasps a sickle in her right hand. Her hair is dressed in a chignon with three loose strands falling onto her shoulders.

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 17.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Sunderland ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


Early 19th Century
Circa 1820 CE - 1825 CE

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Components of the work

Base Width 6.5 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Moulding : Earthenware, moulded, and covered with thick yellow glaze with black speckles.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.84-1997
Primary reference Number: 76215
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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