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Tile: C.2820-1928

Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Earthenware, tin-glazed white on the upper surface and painted in manganese. In the middle, an arrangement of flowers in a two-handled vase; in each corner, a small stylised plant. There is a hole in the top left and in the lower right corner.

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.8 cm
Height: 12.6 cm
Width: 12.6 cm

Relative size of this object

12.6 cm12.6 cm8 mm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th century
Circa 1700 - 1800 1800

Components of the work

Decoration: composed of high-temperature colours ( manganese) Front: composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production

Earthenware

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2820-1928
Primary reference Number: 15528
Old object number: R. 1704
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Tile" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/15528 Accessed: 2021-12-06 17:50:10

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{{cite web|url=https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/15528|title=Tile|author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2021-12-06 17:50:10|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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