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Fragment of dish: C.4.39-1964

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unidentified Harlow pottery

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Description

Red earthenware, decorated with white slip-trailing, and lead-glazed on the front. Part of the sloping rim and well of a dish. Part of a border of two interlacing scalloped lines, and inside it a vertical stroke with a scroll to the right of it.

Notes

History note: Found in London (outside the City boundaries) by G.F. Lawrence, Wandsworth, and given by him to Bernard Rackham (1876-1964)

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Bernard Rackham

Measurements and weight

Length: 9 cm
Width: 8.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Harlow ⪼ Hertfordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid 17th century
Charles I
Commonwealth
Circa 1635 - 1665

Note

Pottery from the Harlow area was formerly known as 'Metropolitan Slipware' because large quantities of it had been found in London.

Components of the work

Front composed of lead-glaze
Decoration composed of slip

Materials used in production

red Earthenware

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.4.39-1964
Primary reference Number: 74859
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 30 July 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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