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Fragment of a tyg: EC.27-1943

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Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Part of a large lead glazed earthenware tyg. With double loop handles


History note: Found '30 years ago' (around 1913?), on the site of Twyfords original works at Shelton

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From Stoke-on-Trent Museums, in exchange.

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.8 cm
Width: 13.3 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Exchanged (1943) by The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery


Late 16th-early 17th Century
1550 CE - 1650 CE

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Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.27-1943
Primary reference Number: 76929
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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