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Tile: EC.30-1936

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Uncertain Unknown

Description

Red earthenware, stamped, inlaid with white clay and lead-glazed. Four small deeply scooped keys are on the back. Square. Geometric design of two rosettes within eliptical bands.

Notes

History note: Collection of the Duke of Rutland, no. 659

Legal notes

Given by the Duke of Rutland

Measurements and weight

Depth: 2.6 cm
Height: 13.7 cm
Width: 13.7 cm

Relative size of this object

13.7 cm13.7 cm2.6 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1936-02-13) by Duke of Rutland

Dating

13th Century
Medieval
Circa 1200 CE - 1300 CE

Note

English; Cheshire (?)

Components of the work

Decoration

Materials used in production

red Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Lead-glazing

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.30-1936
Primary reference Number: 15245
Old object number: 659
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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