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Wine bottle: C.1302-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Montague Close Pottery (Possibly)
Pottery: Pickleherring Pottery (Possibly)
Pottery: Rotherhithe Pottery

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Description

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed and painted in blue. The jug stands on a disk base and has a bulbous body, a short narrow neck and a strap handle with a concave depression running down it, and a vestigial V-shaped terminal. Around the body there is a panel flanked by grotesque heads with their tongues protruding, and bordered by palmettes alternating with cone-shapes formed by horizontal lines. Within the panel is the inscription: R/M ROBART RIPLEY AND RS/M MARY RIPLEY 1644

Notes

History note: Mr A.R. Hakoumoff, Richmond, Surrey, from whom bought for £15 on 6 May 1921 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 19.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid 17th century
Charles I
Production date: dated AD 1644

Note

Potteries were operating at Pickleherring, Montague Close and Rotherhithe at the date of manufacture

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt ( pigment derived from)
Bottle
Handle

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware
Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: R/M ROBART RIPLEY AND RS/M MARY RIPLEY 1644
  • Location: Around body
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1302-1928
Primary reference Number: 71762
Old object number: 3863
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 22 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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