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Baking dish: C.1-1952

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown (Uncertain)




Rectangular lead-glazed earthenware baking dish, of crumbly buff-coloured earthenware. With sloping slides and a flat base, with no foot rim. Glazed on the inside only. White slip decoration, with three lines crossing at right angles. Dark brown glaze

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.6 cm
Length: 36.2 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1952-01-17) by Ionides, Nellie, The Hon. Mrs


Late 18th century
Circa 1775 CE - 1800 CE

Materials used in production

Slip coating

Techniques used in production

Slip coating

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1-1952
Primary reference Number: 71513
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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