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Tile: EC.56-1943

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Red earthenware, stamped (?) inlaid in white slip and lead-glazed. In the middle, a lion rampant dexter (to left), with above, below, to right and to left, a V flanked by groups of four spots; in each corner, two curved lines enclosing a fleur-de-lis. There are two small holes in the top right-hand corner and one in the left-hand lower corner.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W.D. Dickson

Measurements and weight

Depth: 1.8 cm
Height: 13.6 cm
Width: 13.8 cm

Relative size of this object

13.8 cm13.6 cm1.8 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943-09-20) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs

Dating

17th Century
Circa 1600 CE - 1700 CE

Note

Previously catalogued as English, Medieval or French

Components of the work

Decoration composed of lead-glaze
Front

Materials used in production

Earthenware

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.56-1943
Primary reference Number: 16075
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 6 December 2017 Last processed: Tuesday 23 August 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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