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Jar: C.108 & A-1992

Object information

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Maker: Kwali, Ladi, MBE




Dark reddish-brown stoneware, decorated with incised vertical and horizontal lines, and covered with uneven, translucent pale-blue ash glaze. Tall body with curved shoulders and short cylindrical neck; domed cover with a narrow flange and a mushroom-shaped knob. The rim and about 2 cm inside the neck, and the flange of the rim are unglazed.


History note: Purchased in Nigeria by the donor and her late husband

Legal notes

Given by Mrs Alison Harris

Measurements and weight

Height: 47.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Abuja ⪼ Nigeria

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1992) by Harris, Alison, Mrs


Circa 1950 CE - 1960 CE

Components of the work


Materials used in production

pale blue Ash glaze
reddish-brown Stoneware

Techniques used in production


References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.108 & A-1992
Primary reference Number: 71280
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 17 July 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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