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Jug: C.2026-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unidentified Frechen pottery

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Description

Dark brown salt-glazed stoneware with an applied bearded face mask on the neck and a figure 4 incised on the front below it

Grey-buff stoneware, thrown, with an applied handle, moulded and applied decoration, and incised number, coated with a dark iron-brown wash, and salt-glazed. The jug has an ovoid body contracting at the top into a short cylindrical neck to which the small handle is attached. A bearded face mask s applied to the front of the neck, and below it on the front is an incised figure '4'.

Notes

History note: Fenton’s, Oxford Street, London, where bought in 1893 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 46 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Frechen ⪼ Rhineland ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928-12-07) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Dating

Late 17th Century
Circa 1675 - 1700

Components of the work

Surface composed of salt-glaze
Body

Materials used in production

Stoneware

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 4
  • Location: On front
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Number

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2026-1928
Primary reference Number: 76579
Old object number: 669
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 20 July 2022 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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