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Fragment of vessel: C.4.23-1964

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Fragment of the side of a lobed cup. Off-white earthenware, thrown, manipulated to produce a lobed rim (two lobes visible) and covered on both side with streaky green lead-glaze.


History note: Found in London (outside the City boundary) by G.F. Lawrence, of Wandsworth, and given by him to Bernard Rackham

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Bernard Rackham

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Height: 6 cm
Length: 8 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1964-03-12) by Rackham, Bernard


This fragment is part of the same objectg as C.4.74-1964

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green Lead-glaze
off-white Earthenware

Techniques used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.4.23-1964
Primary reference Number: 74825
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 27 February 2018 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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