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Wall pocket: C.540-1928

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Unidentified Staffordshire factory (Production)


White salt-glazed stoneware in the form of a woman's face surrounded by acanthus foliage and two scrolls


History note: Milner-Gibson-Cullum Collection, Hardwick Hall, Bury St Edmunds. Suffolk, 1924; Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS., Trinity College, Cambridge

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Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

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


Third quarter of 18th century
George II
George III
1755 - 1765


Staffordshire; perhaps Thomas Whieldon, Fenton Vivian, or Thomas and John Wedgwood, Burslem, 1760-70.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.540-1928
Primary reference Number: 75464
Old object number: 4392
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 23 March 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 23 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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