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Dispensing pot: C.1456-1928

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Pottery: Aldgate Pottery (Possibly)
Pottery: Rotherhithe Pottery (Possibly)
Pottery: Unidentified Southwark Pottery (Possibly)

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Description

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed except for the underside, and painted in blue and orange. Of albarello form decorated with a broad orange horizontal band midway down, with four blue horizontal bands below it and three above.

Notes

History note: Found on Market Hill, Cambridge; not known how acquired by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 3.4 cm
Height: 5.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

First half of 17th century
Circa 1600 CE - 1650 CE

Note

Attributed to Lambeth by Rackham (1935), but made at either Aldgate, Rotherhithe or Southwark

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue and yellow)
Visible Surfaces composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Throwing

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1456-1928
Primary reference Number: 72029
Old object number: R.2961
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 15 January 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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