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Gallant and Lady Walking or The Lovers: C.3088-1928

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Titles

Gallant and Lady Walking or The Lovers

Maker(s)

Production: Longton Hall Porcelain Manufactory
Production: William Littler & Co.

Entities

Categories

Description

Figure group. Soft-paste porcelain, slip-cast, with applied details, covered with lead-glazed which is tinted very slightly greyish-blue, and is turquoise over firing cracks and the top of the support. The glazed underside of the base is concave and has a round ventilation hold near the middle. The undersides of the feet are unglazed.

Notes

History note: Purchased from Mr Stoner, London, on 14 November 1917 for £34 by Dr J.W. L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 26.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Longton Hall ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century, Mid
George II
Circa 1757 CE - 1760 CE

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Base Depth 12.3 cm Width 12.4 cm
Details

Materials used in production

tinted very slightly greyish-blue Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Slip-casting : Soft-paste porcelain, slip-cast, with applied details, covered with lead-glazed which is tinted very slightly greyish-blue, and is turquoise over firing cracks and the top of the support. The glazed underside of the base is concave and has a round ventilation hold near the middle. The undersides of the feet are unglazed.
Lead-glazing

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.3088-1928
Primary reference Number: 82843
Old object number: 4496
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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