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Man: EC.4-1942

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Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)




Pottery: Unknown




Earthenware figure of a bearded man in a 'slashed' suit, decorated with opaque white and green, yellow, and brown lead-glazes. He stands very straight, wearing brown knee breeches, jacket, and large hat. He also wears yellow stockings and waistcoast, with a yellow feather in his hat.
Inscribed ‘IF 1606’ on the front of the green base.


History note: Purchased with money given by Professor Stanley Cook Litt D., FBA, in memory of his wife

Legal notes

Purchased with funds given by Professor Stanley Cook in memory of his wife

Measurements and weight

Height: 36.2 cm
Width: 16.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1942-05-09)


17th Century, Early#
Production date: dated AD 1606

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Components of the work

Decoration composed of glaze

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Inscription or legends present

  • Text: I F 1606
  • Location: On front of base
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.4-1942
Primary reference Number: 76973
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 6 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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