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Unknown lady: C.1020-2016

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Titles

unknown lady

Maker(s)

Unknown (Manufacturer)

Description

Parian porcelain figure of a woman holding calipers, standing and leaning on acolumn

Notes

History note: Unknown before G.D.V. Glynn; the estate of G. D. V. Glynn

Legal notes

Accepted by H. M. Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax from the estate of G. D. V. Glynn, and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 37.9 cm
Length: 18.5 cm
Width: 13.9 cm

Relative size of this object

18.5 cm37.9 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (2016-01-25) by H.M. Government

Dating

2nd half of 19th century
Victoria I
Circa 1850 CE - 1900 1900 CE

Components of the work

Base: Length 18.5 cm Width 11.4 cm

Materials used in production

Parian (porcelain)

Techniques used in production

Slip casting

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1020-2016
Primary reference Number: 216036
Old number: 612
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 31 May 2017 Updated: Tuesday 13 October 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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