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Fragment of a tyg: C.114-1928

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Maker(s)

Wrotham Old Pottery (Production)

Notes

History note: Found during a dig at the Wrotham Brickyard site in June 1908; Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Place(s) associated

  • Wrotham ⪼ Kent ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928-12-07) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Dating

Second half of 17th century
Circa 1650 CE - 1700 CE

Note

These fragments of a slipware tyg were among very few of this type found during the excavation on the site of the Wrotham Old Pottery in June 2008. Most of the sherds and wasters found were of a red pottery with a purplish-brown, slightly lustrous lead-glaze.

Components of the work

Decoration composed of slip ( cream)

Materials used in production

reddish Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Throwing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.114-1928
Primary reference Number: 71405
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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