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Tile: EC.8-1937

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Production: Unknown




Red earthenware, stamped, inlaid with white clay and lead-glazed. On the diagonal, a shield charged with the arms of Clare, flanked by foliage and surmounted by a larger leaf. On the back, four keys scooped out with a peak of clay on one side of the cavity.

Measurements and weight

Depth: 2.3 cm
Height: 13.4 cm
Width: 13.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1937-10-01) by Lady St. John Hope


English; Wessex type

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Upper Surface

Materials used in production

red Earthenware

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Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.8-1937
Primary reference Number: 15260
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 6 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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