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Baluster jug: GL.C.2-1928

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Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Baluster jug


Potter: Unknown




Buff earthenware, covered except at the foot with a brown flecked green lead glaze. Slender oviform body with slightly expanding neck. Loop handle and wide spreading base.


History note: Found in London. Purchased in 1898 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 32.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Farnham ⪼ Surrey ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


13th Century, Late
14th Century, Early
Circa 1275 - 1325


Found in London

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Components of the work

Surface composed of lead-glaze
Foot Diameter 11.9 cm

Materials used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: GL.C.2-1928
Primary reference Number: 77038
Old object number: 1767
Duplicate: GI.C.2-1928
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 6 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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