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Fragment of a cup: C.4.74-1964

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Object information

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Potter: Unknown




Pale buff earthenware covered with mottled green glaze. Part of the side of a lobed cup.


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

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Bernard Rackham

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.2 cm
Width: 5.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


15th Century#
Circa 1400 CE - 1500 CE


This fragment is part of the same object as C.23.1964

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Materials used in production

mottled green Lead-glaze
pale cream Earthenware

Techniques used in production


References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.4.74-1964
Primary reference Number: 74912
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 27 February 2018 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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