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Current Location: In storage






Pale buff earthenware tin-glazed dark blue inside and outside and painted in white; the base is unglazed. Part of the side and base of a pot with an everted rim. The inside is plain blue. the exterior is painted in white with an Oriental-style design, probably part of a landscape.


History note: Found in an excavation in London by G.F. Lawrence, Wandsworth, by whom given to Bernard Rackham (1876-1964)

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Bernard Rackham

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.2 cm
Width: 6.9 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


17th Century, Late
1680 CE - 1700 CE


This type of English delftware was probably imitating blue-glazed tin-glazed earthenware from Nevers in France which was decorated in white and white and yellow. It may have been made in Lambeth. Another fragment of this type of ware is C.4.67-164.

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Components of the work

Not Base composed of tin-glaze ( dark blue)
Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( white)

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.4.60-1964
Primary reference Number: 74894
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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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