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Maker(s) &
Production:

Unknown, uncertain, England, Derbyshire, uncertain
Unknown, uncertain, England, Staffordshire, uncertain

Production
Note(s):

Probably Derbyshire or Staffordshire.
Known as Midlands Blackware.

Collection:

J. W. L. Glaisher

Category(s):

lead-glazed earthenware; Midlands Blackware

Name:

flagon

Date:

circa 1640 1660

Period:

mid 17th century

Description:

Dark red earthenware flagon, thrown and rilled, with glossy black lead glaze. Cylindrical with alternating wide and narrow rills and a small loop handle.

Technique(s):

throwing; body
lead-glazing; whole

Material(s):

earthenware; whole
lead-glaze; whole

Dimension(s):

height, whole, 29.3, cm
width, whole, 15.3, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1928-12-07; Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Provenance:

Found at Youlgreave, Derbyshire, 1 May 1861. Bateman Collection; Sotheby's, 14-15 June 1893, The Bateman Heirlooms, lot 371; Mr J.W. Ford Collection; the Ford Collection Sale, Sotheby's, 22 May 1908, lot 45; purchased by Mr George Stoner for £5.15; purchased from him for the same price on 25 May 1908 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Acquisition Credit:

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Exhibition(s):

Documentation:

Poole, Julia E.. 1995. Fitzwilliam Museum Handbooks, English Pottery.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. pp. 16-17
Publ. Illustrated, pp. 16-17, no. 3

Rackham, Bernard. 1935 (reprinted Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge, 1987). Catalogue of the Glaisher Collection of Pottery and Porcelain in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. p. 4
Publ. Vol. I, p. 4, no. 23, Vol. II, pl. 3 B

Jewitt, L.. 1878. The Ceramic Art of Great Britain.London:
Publ. Illustrated, fig. 323

Rackham, Bernard. 1972. Medieval English Pottery.London?: p. pp. 19, 29
Publ. Illustrated pl. 95 and see p. 19 and p. 29

Sotheby's. 1861. The Bateman Heirlooms.London: Sotheby's
Publ. lot 371

Accession:

Object Number: Gl.C.23-1928
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 77040; input: 2002-11-20; modified: 2017-06-07)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/77040





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