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Jug: C.883-1927

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Lower part of jug. Earthenware. Tin-glazed pale beige inside and outside; base unglazed. Painted in blue, green, yellow, and brownish-orange.
Bulbous body with cylindrical neck and disk base; the rim, lip, and handle missing.
On the front is a pear-shaped medallion framed by orange and yellow lines with a loopy brown line over them. Within it is a building with two towers flanked by foliage, with horizontal stripes of each colour and a loopy brown line below. On each side of the medallion there is a green tuft and a curving wavy green line. There is a green band round the edge of the base.

Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 20.2 cm
Width: 14.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century#
Circa 1600 CE - 1700 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue, green, yellow, and brownish-orange) tin-glaze

Materials used in production

Earthenware

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.883-1927
Primary reference Number: 48309
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 8 April 2015 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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