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Pew Group: C.781-1928

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Object information

Titles

Pew Group

Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

White salt-glazed stoneware pew group of a man and woman seated on a high-backed settle decorated with three relief masks

White salt-glazed stoneware with dark brown clay details. A man, on the right, and a woman, on the left, are seated grinning at each other on a high-backed settle decorated with three large similar masks of boys, and ropes of twisted brown and white clay on the top edge and arms. A brown wine bottle is on the bench close to the woman.

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 15.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid 18th Century
George II
Circa 1745 - Circa 1750

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Details: composed of stoneware ( brown) Surface: composed of salt-glaze Figures: Masks:

Materials used in production

white Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Salt-glazing

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.781-1928
Primary reference Number: 76044
Old object number: R.1852
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 1 December 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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