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Salt: EC.8-1939

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Maker(s)

Possibly Pickleherring Pottery (Pottery)
Possibly Rotherhithe Pottery (Pottery)

Description

Buff earthenware with tin-glaze. The top is circular with a bowl-shaped depression in the centre for the salt, and an almost flat rim with three volutes rising from it to support a dish. The spreading circular foot rises up into a short stem attched to the bowl, and is hollow underneath.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Lady St John Hope

Legal notes

Given by Lady St John Hope

Measurements and weight

Height: 11.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Southwark ⪼ Surrey ⪼ England
  • Rotherhithe ⪼ Surrey ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1939) by St John Hope, Lady

Dating

Second quarter of 17th century
Third quarter of 17th century
Charles I
Commonwealth
Charles II
Circa 1630 CE - Circa 1680 CE

Note

Probably made in Southwark at either the Pickleherring or Rotherhithe potteries

Components of the work

Scrolls

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Throwing Tin-glazing

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.8-1939
Primary reference Number: 76993
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Saturday 15 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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