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The Battle for the Breeches: C.987-1928

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The Battle for the Breeches


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Lead-glazed earthenware painted in enamels


History note: Reynolds Collection, London, acquired by Dr Glaisher in 1910

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Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 19 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


George IV
Production date: circa AD 1825

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( pale greyish-blue, yellow, pinkish-mauve, red, brown, grey, and black)

Materials used in production

presumed lead-glaze Lead-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding Lead-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.987-1928
Primary reference Number: 76497
Old object number: 3211
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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