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Jug: C.11-1982

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown (Potter)

Description

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

Notes

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

Relative size of this object

8.5 cm11 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Raqqa ⪼ Syria

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

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

School or Style

Ayyubid

Components of the work

Rim Diameter 3.2 cm
Base Diameter 4.6 cm

Materials used in production

blue, degraded Glaze Fritware

Techniques used in production

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.11-1982
Primary reference Number: 71365
A.210902C
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 7 October 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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