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Vase with three nozzles: C.1314-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Vase with three nozzles

Maker(s)

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

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Description

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue with a wreath containing the initials 'C/N.V' over 1650 or 1656

Earthenware, thrown, with applied spouts and handles, tin-glazed, and painted in blue. The vase stands on a circular spreading foot with a short stem, and has a bulbous body, a short cylindrical neck and an everted wavy rim. Projecting upwards from the shoulder there are three tubular spouts alternating with three horn-like handles. One side is decorated with a wreath containing the initials 'C/N.V; over 1650'

Notes

History note: Colonel H.C. Norris, Swalcliffe Park, Banbury and Trinity Gardens, Folkestone; sold by Christie's, 4 May 1916, Old English Furniture, lot 104; purchased for £8.8.0. by Mr Stoner of London on Dr Glaisher's behalf

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.9 cm
Height: 12 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Southwark ⪼ Surrey ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid 17th century
Commonwealth
Circa 1650 CE - 1656 CE

Note

The vase was probably made at either Pickleherring or Montague Close pottery in Southwark. It is the earliest dated English delftware flower vase known.

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt-blue
Foot Diameter 7.3 cm
Spouts
Visible Surfaces

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware
except base Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Earthenware, thrown, with applied tubular spouts, and rolled handles, tin-glazed and painted in blue; the underside is unglazed

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: C/N.V /1650
  • Location: On one side
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1314-1928
Primary reference Number: 71777
Old object number: 4085
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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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