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Fragment: C.4.68-1964

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Object information

Maker(s)

unidentified London pottery

Description

Pale buff earthenware, thrown, tin-glazed and speckled with manganese on the exterior. Part of the base and lower side of an open vessel, probably a bowl

Notes

History note: Found in London (outside the City boundaries) by G.F. Lawrence of Wandsworth, who gave it to Bernard Rackham (1876-1964)

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Bernard Rackham

Measurements and weight

Height: 4.3 cm
Length: 9.6 cm

Relative size of this object

9.6 cm4.3 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1964-03-12) by Rackham, Bernard

Dating

First half of 17th century
Circa 1620 CE - 1650 CE

Note

Probably made in Southwark

Components of the work

Inside, Outside composed of tin-glaze ( base unglazed) Outside composed of manganese oxide Decoration

Materials used in production

pale buff Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Pale buff earthenware, thrown, tin-glaze and speckled with manganese on the exterior
Tin-glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Delft/XVII C/Holborn
  • Location: Inside
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.4.68-1964
Primary reference Number: 74904
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 27 February 2018 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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