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Puzzle jug: C.174-1932

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: uncertain

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Description

Earthenware decorated with coloured lead glazes

Notes

History note: Uncertain before donor, Mrs W.D. (Frances Louisa) Dickson, Bournemouth

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W.D. Dickson

Measurements and weight

Height: 21.6 cm
Width: 17.8 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1932-10) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs

Dating

3rd quarter 18th Century
Circa 1755 CE - 1775 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of glaze
Body
Holes

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.174-1932
Primary reference Number: 138450
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 1 July 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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