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Portable Font And Cover, Magdalene, ca. 1840

This is a Portable Font and Cover. It was manufactured by Minton and Company. It is dated ca. 1840 and we acquired it in 2018. Its medium is glazed earthenware.

This object was donated by Eugene V. Thaw. It is credited Gift of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 33 × 16.5 cm (13 in. × 6 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

In cartouche on underside of base: "St. Mary Mag, Oxford"

Cite this object as

Portable Font And Cover, Magdalene, ca. 1840; Manufactured by Minton and Company (United Kingdom); glazed earthenware; H x diam.: 33 × 16.5 cm (13 in. × 6 1/2 in.); Gift of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw; 2018-33-3-a,b

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