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Pharmacy jar: C.2-1961

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown (Perhaps)

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Description

Earthenware, tin-glazed on the exterior; the interior and base unglazed. Painted in blue and yellow.
Albarello with slightly waisted sides.
Round the waist are two zones of lozenge-shaped knots with yellow dabs at the points and a dotted background. Above and below are horizontal bands, and round the shoulder and base, oblique dashes between horizontal bands.

Notes

History note: Woolston & Son, Cambridge.

Legal notes

Bought with the Duplicates Objects Fund.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 12.5 cm
Height: 32.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Trapani ⪼ Sicily ⪼ Italy
  • Naples ⪼ Campania ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1961-10-19) by Woolston & Son

Dating

Mid-16th Century
Late 17th Century
Circa 1550 CE - 1675 CE

Note

Formerly attributed to Lyon.

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue and yellow)
Exterior composed of tin-glaze
Rim Diameter 10.8 cm
Base Diameter 10.9 cm

Materials used in production

Earthenware

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2-1961
Primary reference Number: 73208
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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