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Standing Woman: C.797-1928

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Titles

Standing Woman

Maker(s)

Unidentified Staffordshire Pottery (Production)

Description

White salt-glazed stoneware lady

Off-white stoneware, press moulded, and salt-glazed. The lady is wearing a large bonnet and open robe with a laced bodice, patterned edges, sleeves with ruffled edges, and a petticoat with a diamond pattern. The ruffled top of her chemise is visible at the top of the bodice. Her right arm hangs down, while her left is across her waist. The underside of the figure is open.

Notes

History note: Charles Steel’s shop, 81 Davies Street, Oxford; from whom bought on 10 November 1926 for £16 by Dr Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 3 cm
Height: 8.9 cm
Width: 3.8 cm

Relative size of this object

3.8 cm8.9 cm3 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid 18th Century
George II
Circa 1745 CE - 1750 1750

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Surface: composed of salt-glaze Body:

Materials used in production

white Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Salt-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.797-1928
Primary reference Number: 76071
Old object number: 4915
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 19 October 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 26 October 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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