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Jug: C.10-1951

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Current Location: In storage


Potter: Unknown (Probably)




Earthenware with moulded decoration on the shoulder

Buff marl earthenware, probably wheel thrown with moulded decoration applied on the shoulder.
Shape: oval body on a disc base with a short, slightly flaring neck and a strap handle attached to the neck and shoulder
Exterior: a frieze of kufic script is moulded on the shoulder below which a series of impressed marks indicates the process of joining this decoration to the body of the jug. On the neck an impressed concentric band is visible.
Interior: undecorated


History note: A.C. Edwards

Legal notes

Bequeathed by A.C. Edwards

Measurements and weight

Height: 16.8 cm
Weight: 652 g
Width: 14.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1905-05-04) by Edwards, A.C.


Circa 1100 - Circa 1299

School or Style


Components of the work

Base Diameter 5.5 cm
Rim Diameter 8.2 cm

Materials used in production

marl Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Buff marl earthenware, probably wheel thrown with moulded decoration applied on the shoulder

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.10-1951
Primary reference Number: 71160
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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