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English Delftware wine bottle inscribed 'CLARIT 1647'

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An image of English Delftware. Wine bottle/wine jug. Probably made in Southwark, or possibly in Brislington. The jug has a low foot, a bulbous body, short slender neck with a projecting band round the top, and loop handle which is rounded on the exterior. On the front is the inscription CLARIT/ 1647 with a star on each side. Buff earthenware, thrown, with slightly concave underside to the foot, and a groove round its edge, and an applied handle, tin-glazed, and painted in blue; the glaze has been wiped off most of the base, height, whole, 11.6 cm, dated 1647. English.

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English Delftware. Wine bottle/wine jug. Probably made in Southwark, or possibly in Brislington. The jug has a low foot, a bulbous body, short slender neck with a projecting band round the top, and loop handle which is rounded on the exterior. On the front is the inscription CLARIT/ 1647 with a star on each side. Buff earthenware, thrown, with slightly concave underside to the foot, and a groove round its edge, and an applied handle, tin-glazed, and painted in blue; the glaze has been wiped off most of the base, height, whole, 11.6 cm, dated 1647. English.

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  • Accession Number: C.1304-1928
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/13.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 857 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.6 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 90.93kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 13/1
  • Captured: 2014:03:03 15:34:43

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