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Maker(s) &
Production:

Unidentified Delft factory, production, United Provinces of the Netherlands, Holland, Delft, United Provinces of the Netherlands

Collection:

J. W. L. Glaisher

Category(s):

tin-glazed earthenware; Delftware

Name:

hand-warmer

Other Name:

flask

Date:

dated 1709

Description(s):

tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue with stylized flowers
Pale buff earthenware, tin-glazed, and painted in blue. The hand-warmer or flask is in the shape of a closed book with two clasps. It has a small round hole in the upper left corner of one cover. When the book is stood on end, it has a rectangular aperture in the top edge which extends down to the bottom inside the spine, which has four horizontal ridges its exterior. The covers are painted overall withscattered stylized flowers and foliage, possibly in Oriental style, all rather blurred. The edges of the pages are sponged and on the fore-edge have an inscription in darker blue: M 17: 09 D

Technique(s):

slab-building; whole
moulding; part
tin-glazing; whole
painting; decoration; in blue

Material(s):

earthenware; whole; pale buff
tin-glaze; whole
high-temperature colour; decoration; blue from cobalt

Technique
Description:

pale buff earthenwarte, tin-glazed and painted in blue

Dimension(s):

height, whole, 14.5, cm
width, whole, 9.8, cm
depth, whole, 3, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1928-12-07; Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Provenance:

unknown before Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Acquisition Credit:

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Inscription:

inscription; on fore-edge; painted in blue; M 1709 D; four small dots between the letter M and number, between 17 and 09, and beween the number and the letter D; initials of owner and date of manufacture, probably

Documentation:

Rackham, Bernard. 1935 (reprinted Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge, 1987). Catalogue of the Glaisher Collection of Pottery and Porcelain in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 324
Publ. Vol. I, p. 324, no. 2516

Related Object(s):

C.2262-1928
C.2347-1928
C.2348-1928

Accession:

Object Number: C.2516-1928
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 73631; input: 2004-03-11; modified: 2017-08-01)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/73631





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