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Jug: C.25-1935

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

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Description

Earthenware jug, with a green glaze that is only applied to the top part.

Notes

History note: Found on the site of Christ's Hospital, Newgate Street, London in June 1905

Measurements and weight

Height: 20.3 cm
Width: 9.8 cm

Relative size of this object

9.8 cm20.3 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1935) by Brangwyn, Frank

Dating

14th/15th Century
1300 - 1499

Note

Tudor Green Ware. Found on the site of Christ’s Hospital, Newgate Street, London in June, 1905.

Components of the work

Upper Part composed of lead-glaze ( green)

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Throwing

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.25-1935
Primary reference Number: 138471
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 9 February 2021 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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