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Vase: C.4-2014

Object information

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An ovoid vase with slender neck and elegantly flaring mouth, in pink-buff earthenware, covered all over in black matt slip; the base is flat and irregularly washed. Below the neck and anti-glug hole an inscription was incised after application of the slip but before firing.


History note: Originating from the joint collections of Professor Peter H. Plesch and Mrs. Gerta R. (Traudi) Plesch OBE.

Legal notes

Given by Philippa Neilson

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2014) by Neilson, Philippa


9th Century
Circa 800 CE - Circa 899 CE

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.4-2014
Primary reference Number: 201288
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 9 April 2015 Updated: Thursday 9 April 2015 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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