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Lamp: C.73-1911

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Current Location: In storage


Potter: Unknown




Earthenware coated in a green glaze

Red brown earthenware, mould made, coated with a green, crazed glaze
Shape: hemi-spherical body with flat base, narrow, tubular neck, open spout and loop handle
Decoration: exterior and interior surface are covered unevenly with a light green glaze. Slight scar on the base indicates contact with another object during firing.


History note: T.T. Gurney

Legal notes

Given by T.T. Gurney, 1911

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.7 cm
Weight: 240 g
Width: 14.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1905-03-25) by Gurney, T. T.


12th Century, second half-15th Century
Circa 1150 CE - Circa 1499 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

Base Diameter 7 cm

Materials used in production

green, crazed Glaze

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Red brown earthenware, mould made, coated with a green, crazed glaze
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular paper label with clipped corners

  • Text: Given by / T.T. Gurney, Esq’ / Oct 1911
  • Location: Exterior base (underside)
  • Method of creation: Hand written in black
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.73-1911
Primary reference Number: 75942
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 6 December 2012 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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