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Jug: C.2062-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unidentified Westerwald pottery

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Description

Salt-glazed stoneware with incised and applied moulded relief decoration of stylized roses and other flowers

Buff stoneware, thrown and turned, with incised and applied moulded relief decoration, and salt-glaze The bulbous mug stands on a cylindrical foot with horizontal turned bands, and has a short cylindrical neck, with turned bands and a more pronounced cordon level with the upper junction of the handle, which is missing. Part of the kick at its lower end projects from the side. On the front is a large stylized rose with on either side, an incised spray bearing smaller roses, dotted leaves, and other flowers extending towards the handle.

Notes

History note: On acquisition it had Mr Freeman's no. 20 on it, which indicated that it was one of the objects found beneath some old cottages in a well by the side of an old Church wall in Christ’s Lane in 1897; bought from Mr Freeman about 1900 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambrdge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.2 cm
Height: 11.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century, Late
Circa 1675 - 1700

School or Style

Baroque

Components of the work

Surface composed of salt-glaze
Decoration
Neck And Foot

Materials used in production

buff Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Throwing (pottery technique) : Buff stoneware, thrown and turned, decorated with applied moulded reliefs, and salt-glazed

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2062-1928
Primary reference Number: 76592
Old object number: 1273
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 16 August 2022 Last processed: Friday 15 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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