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Dispensing pot: C.6-1901

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: unidentified London pottery (Probably)

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Description

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed except for the base. Cylindrical with convex sides expanding slightly towards the rim; splayed foot.

Notes

History note: James Smith, Whitechapel, London. Record of donation or purchase, not found, 1981. It is possible that this pot was acquired by Dr Glaisher at the James Smith Sale among a box of fragments he recorded purchasing, and was bequeathed with the rest of his collection in 1928, rather than having been donated by an unknown person in 1901.

Legal notes

Donor unknown

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 4.3 cm
Height: 4.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown (1901) by Unknown

Dating

17th Century#
18th Century, Early#
Circa 1650 CE - 1750 CE

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Tin-glazed earthenware

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: serrated edge label

  • Text: J.Smith
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Inscribed in pencil
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.6-1901
Primary reference Number: 75653
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 16 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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