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Beaker (drinking vessel): GL.C.20-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

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Description

Red earthenware, thrown, and rilled, with black lead glaze. Two-handled cylindrical beaker with wide base, and deeply ribbed sides at the bottom and near the top. The handles have been broken off.

Notes

History note: Found at Westminster. Alfred P. Billson Collection, Folkestone; sold Sotheby's, December 21st, 1908, Billson Collection Sale, Catalogue of Antiquities and other Works of Art . . ., part of lot 21; purchased for 21s.0d. by S. Fenton on behalf of Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 20.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

16th Century
17th Century, Early#
Circa 1500 - 1625

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Lead-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: GL.C.20-1928
Primary reference Number: 77036
Old object number: 2983
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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