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Jug: OC.103-1938

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Current Location: In storage


Potter: Unknown




Earthenware, wheel thrown, burnished, with applied decoration, incised and painted in red, brown and gold. The foot and filter in the neck are carved

Legal notes

Given by Sir Austin Harris

Measurements and weight

Height: 14.6 cm
Weight: 429 g
Width: 13.7 cm

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Place(s) associated

  • Golden Horn ⪼ Turkey ⪼ Anatolia

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1938-10-06) by Harris, Sir Austin


Mid 17th century
Circa 1625 CE - Circa 1675 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

Exterior composed of pigment ( brown, red and gold, possibly added post-manufacture)
Base Diameter 8.5 cm
Rim Diameter 8 cm
Foot And Filter

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Throwing : Earthenware, wheel thrown, burnished, with applied decoration, incised and painted in red, brown and gold. The foot and filter in the neck are carved

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Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.103-1938
Primary reference Number: 77502
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 14 July 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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