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Osiris-Antinous: C.2388B-1928

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Figure of Osiris-Antinous, earthenware, moulded, and tin-glazed. A pair with C.2388A-1928

Buff earthenware, press-moulded with separate base, tin-glazed overall. Osiris-Antinous stands erect on a rectangular plinth with a support at the back. His knees are together, his feet facing the front are slight apart; his hands are clenched round small batons. He wears an Egyptian striped nemes headdress and a pleated kilt. There is a square cavity in the back of the figure above the waist.


History note: Uncertain before Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge.

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Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 117.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Late 18th or early 19th century
Circa 1790 CE - Circa 1820 1820 CE


Probably French, or Italian

School or Style

Egyptian Revival

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Materials used in production

Tin-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Earthenware, moulded, and tin-glazed

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2388B-1928
Primary reference Number: 73426
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 14 March 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 November 2021

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

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