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Tile wasters: EC.39-1936

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

Red earthenware, stamped in counter-relief and covered with a lead-glaze (brown). One square tile with two lumps of tile fragments stuck to it.

Notes

History note: Bawsey, King's Lynn, Norfolk. Collection of the Duke of Rutland.

Legal notes

Given by the Duke of Rutland

Measurements and weight

Depth: 10.5 cm
Height: 6.25 cm
Width: 12.0 cm

Relative size of this object

12 cm6.3 cm10.5 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • King's Lynn ⪼ Norfolk ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 14th Century
Medieval
Production date: circa AD 1376

School or Style

Medieval

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.39-1936
Primary reference Number: 15256
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 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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