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Pew Group: C.779-1928

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Object information


Pew Group


Unknown (Production)


White stoneware with details in brown stoneware clay and slip, mainly hand modelled with moulded parts, and salt-glaze

Pew group of a woman holding a dog, and a man playing a musical instrument, both seated on a high-backed settle. White salt-glazed stoneware, hand-modelled and moulded, with details in bown slip


History note: Sotheby's, 27 June 1924, lot 30

Legal notes

Dr. J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 16.5 cm
Width: 16.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Mid 18th Century
George II
Circa 1740 CE - Circa 1750 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Surface: composed of salt-glaze Faces:

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Salt-glazing Hand-modelling

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.779-1928
Primary reference Number: 76041
Old object number: 4852
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 16 March 2021 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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