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Fragment of dish: C.4.48-1964

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Current Location: In storage


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Buff earthenware, coated with cream slip and decorated wtih copper-green and manganese-brown under lead-glaze, which only covers a short distance below the rim on the back. Roughly triangular fragment of the rim and part of the well of a dish


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

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Bernard Rackham

Measurements and weight

Length: 7.8 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

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


17th Century#
Circa 1600 CE - 1699 CE


Origin uncertain

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( copper-green, manganese-brown)
Front composed of lead-glaze

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.4.48-1964
Primary reference Number: 74878
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

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

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