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Jar: C.5-1935

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Undecorated earthenware jar with a pair of double stranded handles. An eroded olive green glaze covers the interior and exterior of the vessel, except for the lower body and curved ring foot and base. The fine grey earthenware has oxidised to reddish brown on the exposed surface.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Frank Brangwyn, RA

Measurements and weight

Height: 30.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1935) by Brangwyn, Frank


Tang Dynasty (618-907)
Circa 265 - 316

Components of the work

Lower Body, Base Ring Foot

Materials used in production

Glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.5-1935
Primary reference Number: 75383
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 November 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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