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Woman: C.810-1928

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Titles

Woman

Maker(s)

Unidentified Staffordshire Pottery (Production)

Description

White salt-glazed stoneware with blue decoration.

Off-white stoneware, press-moulded, with blue decoration and salt-glaze. The woman is bell shaped, with wide shoulders and skirt and her hands are folded in front of her. She wears a frilled cap touched with blue, and a dress, with indented diaper patterns on the stomacher and petticoat, which are painted more heavily in blue. The back of her skirt is pleated and there are V-shaped lines on the back of her bodice. Her eyes, eyebrows, and mouth are also coloured blue.

Notes

History note: Mr Leverett of Saffron Walden, from whom bought on 13 May 1913 for £14 by Dr Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge.

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 4.5 cm
Height: 14 cm
Width: 6.7 cm

Relative size of this object

6.7 cm14 cm4.5 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

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt oxide 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.810-1928
Primary reference Number: 76136
Old object number: 3726
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 1 December 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 22 February 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Woman" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/76136 Accessed: 2022-05-25 02:59:44

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