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Salt: C.1285-1928

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Maker(s)

Possibly Pickleherring Pottery (Pottery)
Possibly Rotherhithe Pottery (Pottery)

Description

Buff earthenware with tin-glaze. Circular with a hollow conical base, supporting a circular top with a central depression for the salt and three horn-like scrolls rising from the rim to support a plate

Notes

History note: Mr M. Clark, Swaffham, Prior, Cambridgeshire; sold to Mr Morley, of Cambridge from whom purchased on 12 May, 1894 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.2 cm
Height: 4 in

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928-12-07) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Dating

Third quarter of 17th century
Commonwealth
Charles II
Circa 1650 CE - 1680 CE

Materials used in production

pinkish Tin-glaze Earthenware

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1285-1928
Primary reference Number: 71729
Old object number: 641
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Saturday 15 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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