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Hind with Tree Stump: EC.35.4-1943

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Titles

Hind with Tree Stump

Maker(s)

Wood, Enoch (Factory)

Description

Pale cream earthenware with lead-glazed tinted slightly blue

Pale cream earthenware, press-moulded, and covered with lead-glaze tinted slightly blue, which has become crazed and stained pale brown due to burial; the underside is concave and has a ventilation slit under the figure. The elongated oval base has an undulating edge at the front, and a tree stump at the back. The recumbent hind is orientated towards the viewer's right with its head turned to face the front. Its left foreleg is extended and its right bent up.

Notes

History note: Found with other figurs and fragments beneath the pavement on the south side of Burslem old Town Hall (opposite the Leopard Inn) during Mr Bemrose's excavation in April 1938; exchanged with other fragments for a copy of Rackham's Catalogue of the Glaisher Collection, 1935.

Legal notes

Given by Stoke-on-Trent Museum in exchanged for a copy of the Catalogue of the Glaisher Collection

Measurements and weight

Height: 8 cm
Length: 11 cm

Relative size of this object

11 cm8 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Burslem ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Exchanged (1943) by The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery

Dating

1820s
George IV
Circa 1820 CE - 1830 1830 CE

Note

Possibly a pair with EC.3-1943

Materials used in production

pale cream Earthenware tinted slightly blue Lead-glaze

Techniques used in production

Press-moulding Lead-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.35.4-1943
Primary reference Number: 76956
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Animal figure" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/76956 Accessed: 2021-11-28 03:27:06

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