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Money Box in the shape of a Dog

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An image of English Delftware. Money Box in the shape of a Dog. Brislington Pottery, Somerset. It wears a yellow collar inscribed 'ANN WITTIN 1717' in blue. The unglazed base is inscribed in blue, 'Ann Wittin/was born ye 14 of/November 1717 J (?) W'. Buff earthenware, moulded with pierced slot to take money, tin-glazed except for the base, and painted in blue, green, yellow, and red high-temperature (metallic oxide) colours, height, whole, 14.9 cm, dated 1717.

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English Delftware. Money Box in the shape of a Dog. Brislington Pottery, Somerset. It wears a yellow collar inscribed 'ANN WITTIN 1717' in blue. The unglazed base is inscribed in blue, 'Ann Wittin/was born ye 14 of/November 1717 J (?) W'. Buff earthenware, moulded with pierced slot to take money, tin-glazed except for the base, and painted in blue, green, yellow, and red high-temperature (metallic oxide) colours, height, whole, 14.9 cm, dated 1717.

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  • Accession Number: C.1462-1928
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/19.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 632 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.6 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 159.38kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 19/1
  • Captured: 2014:03:20 11:38:37

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18th Century Artist/Maker Brislington Pottery Date Delftware Department English English Delftware Fitz_AA Georgian Material Medium Nationalities Object Type Other Keywords Workflow _WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_OPACtd _WF_PCtd animal figure animals box dogs earthenware figure glazed money box moulded painted pottery seated sitting slot tin-glazed

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