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Tankard: C.1906 & A-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: unidentified Langnau pottery

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Notes

History note: Mrs Born-Straub, Thun, from whom purchased in August 1903 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 16 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Langnau ⪼ Canton of Bern ⪼ Switzerland

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century, Late
Production date: dated AD 1781

Materials used in production

Lead-glaze
Oxide colours
Slip
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Painting
Slip-coating
Lead-glazing
Throwing
Incising

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1781
  • Location: On outside
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Date

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1906 & A-1928
Primary reference Number: 72839
Old object number: 1837
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 12 November 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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