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Lion spill-vases (pair): C.868A & B-1984

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Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Lion spill-vases (pair)


Production: Unidentified factory (Perhaps Dudson?)




Pair of lead-glazed earthenware animal figures, with spill vases, painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

See separate entries: C.868A-1984 and C.868B-1984


History note: From the Collection of the late Colonel R.G. Turner.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J E Cameron, 1922, from the collection of the late Col R G Turner

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1984) by Cameron, J.E., Mrs


Circa 1850 CE - Circa 1865 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( green, yellow, orange, brown, greenish-brown and black)
Lion A Height 15.6 cm Width 11.3 cm
Lion B Height 15.8 cm Width 11.7 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Press-moulding : White earthenware, press-moulded with closed bases, painted in green, yellow, orange, brown, greenish-brown and black enamel-colours and gilt.

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.868A & B-1984
Primary reference Number: 76249
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 21 June 2017 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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