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Baking dish: GL.C.50-1928

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Baking dish. Earthenware, moulded, the front with slip-trailed and marbled decoration under lead glaze; reverse unglazed. Rectangular dish with rounded corners and crinkled edge. Decorated in the middle with a cock walking to the left, with the date 1794 below, and a triangular arrangement of dots above.


History note: Puchased by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher from Cunliffe & Co., Hanway Street, London, on April 13th, 1918.

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Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 39.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Ticknall ⪼ Derbyshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


Late 18th century
Production date: AD 1794 : dated

Components of the work

Decoration Front

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1794
  • Location: On the front
  • Method of creation: Slip-trailed
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: GL.C.50-1928
Primary reference Number: 77075
Glaisher MS Catalogue: 4661
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 16 August 2017 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

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

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