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David with a Harp, Daniel with a Goat and Elias with a Sword: C.2804.28-1928

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Titles

David with a Harp, Daniel with a Goat and Elias with a Sword

Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

Earthenware, tin-glazed white on the upper surface and painted in blue. In a square, framed by a scrolled border, 'David with a Harp, Daniel with a Goat and Elias with a Sword'. Below are inscribed the names 'David Daniel Elias'. There is a hole in the top right and in the lower left corner.

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.9 cm
Height: 12.4 cm
Width: 12.7 cm

Relative size of this object

12.7 cm12.4 cm9 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.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th century
Circa 1700 CE - 1800 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: David Daniel Elias
  • Location: On front of tile
  • Method of creation: Inscribed

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2804.28-1928
Primary reference Number: 15666
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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 (2022) "David with a Harp, Daniel with a Goat and Elias with a Sword" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/15666 Accessed: 2022-05-24 02:47:51

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