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Bowl: OC.85-1938

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Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown (Pottery)

Description

Earthenware bowl, coated with white slip. With decoration scratched through it, under a polychrome coloured glaze. Cyprus ware.

Legal notes

Given by Louis Colville Gray Clarke

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.2 cm
Width: 15 cm

Relative size of this object

15 cm8.2 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1938-05-21) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Dating

14th/15th Century
1300 - 1499 1499

Materials used in production

White slip Glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Slip coating Glazing

Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.85-1938
Primary reference Number: 77850
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 14 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Bowl" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/77850 Accessed: 2021-10-28 11:49:45

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