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Jug: GL.C.38-1928

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Production: Unidentified Harlow pottery (Probably)

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Description

Jug. Earthenware with slip-trailed decoration under lead glaze. Oviform body with flaring neck, pinched up into a lip at the front, and loop handle. On the body, above a row of foliated crosses, is the inscription 'FOR EARTH I AM'.

Notes

History note: Purchased by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher from Sotheby's, July 14th, 1927, lot 19, for £10.

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 12.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Harlow ⪼ Essex ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century
Circa 1600 CE - 1700 CE

Note

Probably Harlow area

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Components of the work

Body
Decoration

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Lead-glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: FOR EARTH I AM
  • Location: On the body
  • Method of creation: Slip-trailed
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GL.C.38-1928
Primary reference Number: 77059
Glaisher MS Catalogue: 4953
Duplicate: GI.C.38-1928
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 6 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

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

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