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Jug: GL.C.41-1928

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Maker(s)

Probably Unknown (Production)

Description

Red earthenware with cream slip-trailed decoration appearing yellow under lead glaze. Ovoid body with short neck pinched into a lip at the front, and a loop handle. The all over decoration consists of rough volutes, dotted rosettes, fronds and arched and wavy lines.

Notes

History note: Found in London Wall. Purchased by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher in Fritchley, near Crich, Derbyshire, December, 1904.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 25.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Essex ⪼ Harlow ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century
Circa 1630 CE - 1670 CE

Note

Probably made at a pottery in the area occupied by Harlow new town

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Components of the work

Decoration composed of lead-glaze slip Body

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Lead-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: GL.C.41-1928
Primary reference Number: 77063
Glaisher MS Catalogue: 2205
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 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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