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Table: M.20A-1972

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Table. Slate enamelled to resemble marble. One of a pair with M.20B-1972.


History note: Charles and Lavinia Handley-Read (both died 1971); purchased from Thomas Stainton, the executor of the Handley-Read Estate

Legal notes

Purchased with the Perceval Fund and with grant-in-aid from the Victoria and Albert Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 87.6 cm
Width: 38.1 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1972-10-19) by Handley-Read Estate


19th Century, Mid#
Production date: circa AD 1865


Presumed to be by an imitator of George Eugene Magnus of Pimlico, as the pedestals do not bear his mark

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Enamelling : Slate, enamelled to resemble marble

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.20A-1972
Primary reference Number: 77241
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 2 October 2015 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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