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Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Fragment of a jug. Pale brown earthenware, the interior lead-glazed, the exterior tin-glazed except for a short distance above the base. Painted in black and copper-green.
The front, the upper part of the back, with the lower end of the handle; neck, lip and handle missing.
The front and side are divided into panels by pairs of vertical lines. The panels are filled with alternating patterns: black and green wavy lines against a black hatched background; two green wavy lines flanking hatching. On each side of the handle there are three wavy black lines between sets of three vertical lines, and there are two horizontal bands round the neck and the lower edge of the decoration.


History note: Probably acquired by F. Leverton Harris in Siena.

Measurements and weight

Height: 18.9 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Siena

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1926) by Harris, Frederick Leverton


13th Century
14th Century
Circa 1275 CE - 1375 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( black and copper-green) tin-glaze

Materials used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.698-1927
Primary reference Number: 48070
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 1 October 2020 Last processed: Saturday 22 May 2021

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

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