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Soup tureen: C.1909 & A-1928

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Workshop 3 (Production)


History note: E. Calame, Rue du Grand Chêne, Lausanne from whom purchased for 9 francs on August 23 1912 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 18 cm
Height: 26.5 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


Early 19th Century
Circa 1800 CE - 1810 1810 CE

Components of the work

Dcoration: composed of oxide colours Surface: composed of slip Body: Decoration: Knob:

Materials used in production

Lead-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1909 & A-1928
Primary reference Number: 72843
Old object number: 3504
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 12 November 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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