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Jug: Gl.C.3-1928

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Dark red earthenware jug, unglazed. Flat base, body tapering upwards to the wide flaring mouth, which has a horizontal ridge below it. Loop handle.

Notes

History note: Found while excavating for the Tower Bridge, London. Acquired from Mr Hugh Sadler, 14 Fulburn Sq, London, N.W. on June 25th, 1910, for £5 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 14.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

14th Century
Circa 1300 - 1400

Note

Found while excavating for the Tower Bridge, London.

School or Style

Medieval

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Materials used in production

Earthenware

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Identification numbers

Accession number: Gl.C.3-1928
Primary reference Number: 77050
Old object number: 3169
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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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