Skip to main content

Two-handled bottle-vase: C.102-1928

An image of Vase

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Alternative views

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Two-handled bottle-vase


Pottery: Ewenny Pottery




Red earthenware, decorated on each side with a fern-frond reserved in a white slip ground by the resist method, under yellow lead glaze. Pear-shaped with a short neck and two loop handles.


History note: Given about 1904 to Dr Glaisher by Professor and Mrs T. McKenny Hughes of Cambridge, who obtained it when they visited the Ewenny Pottery.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 24.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Ewenny ⪼ Glamorgan ⪼ Wales

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

School or Style

Art Pottery

Components of the work

Decoration composed of slip

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Throwing : Red earthenware, decorated on each side with a fern-frond reserved in a white slip ground by the resist method, under yellow lead glaze.

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.102-1928
Primary reference Number: 71180
Old object number: 3608
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 17 October 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Two-handled bottle-vase" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-07-21 14:40:48

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=Two-handled bottle-vase |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-07-21 14:40:48|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src=""
        alt="Two-handled bottle-vase"
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Two-handled bottle-vase</figcaption>

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...