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Tyg: GL.C.22-1928

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Unknown

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Description

Red earthenware with black glaze. Circular with sloping sides, a flat base, and three loop handles

Notes

History note: Found in Nottingham. Purchased from Mr C.H. Watson of Napton, near Rugby, Warwickshire, 15 October 1925, for £5 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century, Mid#
Circa 1640 CE - 1660 CE

Note

A tyg is a drinking vessel with two or more handles, but the word’s usage was not contemporary. It appears to have been adopted by collectors in the nineteenth century.

Found in Nottingham. Known as Midlands Blackware.

Components of the work

Visible Surfaces composed of lead-glaze ( dark brown)
Body

Materials used in production

Earthenware

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GL.C.22-1928
Primary reference Number: 77039
Old object number: 4691
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 9 February 2021 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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