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Jug: C.2017-1928

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Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unidentified Frechen pottery

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Description

Greyish-buff stoneware, thrown, coated with a wash of iron-brown, and salt-glazed. The bottle has an elongated bulbous body, with a narrow neck with cordons round its top, and a small strap handle. The glaze and wash have dribbled down the lower part. The colouration is uneven, there being a wide band of pale brown on one side and darker more closely mottled brown on the other.

Notes

History note: Bought at Saffron Walden in 1894 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 15.2 cm
Height: 24.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Frechen ⪼ Rhineland ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century
Circa 1600 CE - Circa 1700 CE

Note

Probably from Frechen, but Rackham in 1935, wondered if it might be one of the stoneware jugs made in German style by John Dwight of Fulham in the late 17th century

Components of the work

Surface composed of wash ( iron-brown) salt-glaze
Base Diameter 8.6 cm

Materials used in production

Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Throwing (pottery technique) : Greyish-buff stoneware coated with a wash of iron-brown, and salt-glazed

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2017-1928
Primary reference Number: 73001
Old object number: 665
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 9 August 2022 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

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

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