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Jug: Gl.C.40-1928

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Maker(s)

Probably Unidentified Harlow pottery (Production)

Description

Red earthenware, thrown, with cream slip-trailed decoration under lead glaze. Oviform body, with a short flaring neck and loop handle. The body is decorated with formal fronds and fleur-de-lys, and the neck has interlaced wavy lines.

Notes

History note: Purchased by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher at the London Opinion Curio Club, 107 Regent Street, London, 3 June 1908.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 28.4 cm
Width: 18.5 cm

Relative size of this object

18.5 cm28.4 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Harlow ⪼ Essex ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid 17th century
Charles I
Commonwealth
Charles II
Circa 1635 CE - 1665 CE

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Components of the work

Body Decoration

Materials used in production

not base Lead-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Lead-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: Gl.C.40-1928
Primary reference Number: 77061
Glaisher MS Catalogue: 2822
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 6 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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