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Lady on Horseback: C.954-1928

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Current Location: In storage


Lady on Horseback


Factory: uncertain




Lead-glazed earthenware painted in enamels


History note: Mrs Arthur James; sold Christie's, 28 November 1910, Old Staffordshire Pottery the property of Mrs Arthur James, lot 24; purchased by Mr Stoner for £7.15 (hammer price) on behalf of Dr Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 23.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


19th Century, Early#
Circa 1815 - 1825

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( blue, green, yellow, flesh-pink, puce, reddish-brown, and black)

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Moulding : Earthenware, moulded in parts, and assembled, lead-glazed, and painted overglaze in blue, green, yellow, puce, reddish-brown, and black enamels

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.954-1928
Primary reference Number: 76447
Old object number: 3318
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 15 December 2023 Last processed: Friday 15 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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