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Cullender: C.51-1998

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Current Location: In storage


Potter: Lloyd, William




Cullender. Red-brown earthenware, pierced, coated internally with cream slip, and decorated with brown and cream slips and green under clear lead-type glaze. Circular, with deep curved sides pierced by five groups of nine holes, and two holes for suspension near the rim, and two arched handles with scrolled ends on opposing sides, standing on a projecting footring. The interior is decorated underglaze with five thinly applied green rectangles over the groups of holes which are dabbed or encircled with brown. The handles are brown, and the rim is decorated all round with alternate dabs of green and brown. The outside is decorated underglaze with crossing curved lines of cream slip, horizontal and vertical strokes of brown slip (?) .The underside of the footring is undecorated.


History note: Purchased by the donor at the Chelsea Craft Fair, 15th October 1998

Legal notes

Given by Julia E. Poole to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the birth of Dr J.W.L. Glaisher on 5th November 1848

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 19.1 cm
Height: 7.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Bridport ⪼ Dorset ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1998-11-23) by Poole, Julia E.


Late 20th Century
Production date: AD 1998


English, Whitchurch Canonicorum, Bridport, Dorset

Components of the work

Interior composed of slip

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Throwing : Red-brown earthenware, thrown, pierced, coated internally with cream slip, and decorated with brown and cream slips and green under clear lead-type glaze

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.51-1998
Primary reference Number: 28796
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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