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Lamp: C.4.49-1919

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Current Location: In storage


Potter: Unknown




Fritware coated in a green glaze

Buff fritware, mould made, coated in a green glaze.
Shape: circular body on a disc base with a flaring, tubular neck and pointed spout. The remains of a handle are visible at the join between the neck and body.
Decoration: A thick green glaze covers the visible surface of the interior and exterior with the exception of the lower body and base.


History note: Friends of The Fitzwilliam Museum

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of The Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.8 cm
Weight: 204 g
Width: 14.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1919)


12th Century, second half-15th Century
Circa 1150 CE - 1499 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

Neck Rim Diameter 4.7 cm
Base Diameter 5.2 cm

Materials used in production

green, covers the visible surface of the interior and exterior with the exception of the lower body and base Glaze

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Buff fritware, mould made, coated in a green glaze
Glazing (coating)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.4.49-1919
Primary reference Number: 74879
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 11 April 2017 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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