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Jug: C.1754-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Potter: Unknown




Earthenware, wheel thrown, burnished and with incised, applied and painted decoration. Water filter in the neck is carved

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Dr. J.W.L. Glaisher, 1928

Measurements and weight

Height: 15.1 cm
Weight: 386 g
Width: 14.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Golden Horn ⪼ Turkey ⪼ Anatolia

Acquisition and important dates

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


17th Century, Mid#
Circa 1625 CE - Circa 1675 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

Exterior Body composed of pigment ( red, brown and green paint)
Base Diameter 7.9 cm
Rim Diameter 8.9 cm

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Stamp of Arabic letters

  • Location: Below handle, on exterior body
  • Method of creation: Stamped
  • Type: Seal

Inscription present: white square paper label, printed with a blue border and hand written in blue

  • Text: No. 3867 / Oriental jug of white unglazed pottery. decorated with incised work and raised bosses. b in London Aug, 29, 1921
  • Location: Exterior base, underside of foot ring
  • Method of creation: Hand written and printed
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: hand written in black ink directly onto the object surface and covered with a thin layer of varnish

  • Text: G. 3867 / 3867
  • Location: Exterior base
  • Method of creation: Hand written
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1754-1928
Primary reference Number: 72565
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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