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Coffee pot: C.1899-1928

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History note: Marc-Louis Solon Collection; sold by Charles Butters & Sons at their Premises, Trinity Buildings, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, 26th, 27th and 28th November, 1912, Catalogue of the Pottery & Porcelain in the Collection of L. M. Solon., lot 415. Puttick and Simpson’s, London, 17 May, 1918, lot 211; bought by Mr Stoner for £4.5s with 5s. commission on behalf of Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

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Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 22.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Albligen ⪼ Canton of Bern ⪼ Switzerland

Acquisition and important dates

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


Mid 18th Century
Production date: dated AD/CE 1754

Components of the work

Decoration: composed of metallic oxides ( mottled underglaze) Surface: composed of slip Cover: composed of pewter Body: composed of earthenware Spout:

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Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Babra Here Im 1754 Jah
  • Location: On neck
  • Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1899-1928
Primary reference Number: 72826
Old object number: 4200
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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

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