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Cistern: GL.C.60-1928

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Description

Red earthenware, covered inside with lead glaze. Oviform, with two small loop handles flanking the wide mouth. The shoulders are decorated with applied decoration, indented with thumb-markings forming on one side the date 1724. Near the base is a bung-hole.

Notes

History note: Theodore Charbonnier, Lynton, Devon, from whom purchased in 1912 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 39.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Early 18th Century
Production date: AD 1724

Note

Accessioned as Devonshire, but could be an import from Italy

Components of the work

Decoration
Inside

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1724
  • Location: On front
  • Method of creation: Applied
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: GL.C.60-1928
Primary reference Number: 77088
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 14 February 2017 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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