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Jug: C.11-1982

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Current Location: In storage


Potter: Unknown




Fritware coated in a blue glaze

Light buff fritware, mould made, coated in a blue glaze
Shape: bulbous body on a narrow foot ring with a waisted neck and a trefoil shape mouth. A strap handle is attached to the rim and the body.
Decoration: coated in a blue glaze, which is now irridescent and mostly worn away


History note: From Nineveh Stevens, 9th-10th September, 1930, lot 305

Legal notes

Given by the Trustees of the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, in accordance with the order of Mr Justice Foster 21st March, 1977

Measurements and weight

Height: 11 cm
Weight: 156 g
Width: 8.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Raqqa ⪼ Syria

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1982) by Wellcome Institute, the trustees of the


12th Century-13th Century
Circa 1171 CE - 1260 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

Rim Diameter 3.2 cm
Base Diameter 4.6 cm

Materials used in production

blue, degraded Glaze

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Fritware, mould made, coated in a blue glaze

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.11-1982
Primary reference Number: 71365
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 7 October 2015 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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