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Jug: C.2281-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Perhaps Cantagalli factory (Factory)
Perhaps Unknown (Factory)

Description

Earthenware, tin-glazed overall. Painted in pinkish-red lustre.
Globular body standing on a footring, with cylindrical neck and roll handle with upturned lower end.
The neck is decorated with three lozenges containing stylised foliage, and with fan-shaped palmettes in the triangular spaces. On the front of the lower part there is a bird amid foliage in a circular medallion flanked by triangular compartments containing fan-shaped palmettes. The sides are decorated with stylised foliage and cross-hatched shapes, with above and below, a row of wheels reserved in a wide lustred band. The footring is decorated with spots between horizontal bands. The handle is lustred overall.

Notes

History note: Countess Howard de Walden; Thomas Sutton, Eastbourne, from whom purchased in February 1900 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 20.2 cm
Width: 15.2 cm

Relative size of this object

15.2 cm20.2 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Florence ⪼ Tuscany ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 19th Century
17th Century
Circa 1600 CE - 1700 CE

Note

Perhaps Florence, Cantagalli factory, c. 1890, or Spanish, seventeenth century.

Components of the work

Decoration composed of reduced pigment lustre ( pinkish-red lustre) Footring Diameter 7.7 cm

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Earthenware, tin-glazed overall. Painted in pinkish-red lustre.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2281-1928
Primary reference Number: 80865
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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