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Jug: GL.C.19-1928

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Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Unknown (Pottery)


Red earthenware pear shaped jug, with the edges of the base thumb pressed. Thrown, with painted slip decoration, partially covered with yellow lead glaze. Loop handle.


History note: Found at Moyes Farm, Barton Road, Cambridge, c.1900; given to Dr Robinson, Master of St Catharine's College, Cambridge; given to Professor T. McKenny Hughes, c.1908; given to Dr J.W.L Glaisher in 1917.

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Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 33.0 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


14th Century
Circa 1300 CE - 1400 CE


Found at Moyse's Farm, Barton Road, Cambridge, c. 1900.

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Components of the work

Decoration composed of slip ( cream) Upper Part Of Body composed of lead-glaze ( yellow) Body Partly

Materials used in production

red Earthenware

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Identification numbers

Accession number: GL.C.19-1928
Primary reference Number: 77035
Old object number: 4011
Duplicate: GI.C.19-1928
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 6 February 2020 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

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

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