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Water pot

Water pot

  • Place of origin:

    Cheam (made)

  • Date:

    mid 15th century to late 15th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    White earthenware with brushed slip decoration and lead glaze

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Onyx Property Investment Company

  • Museum number:

    C.405-1923

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 1, shelf 4

Physical description

Whiteware, fine. Exploded in the kiln and reconstructed with metal pegs. White earthenware with brushed slip decoration and lead glaze. Sylised foliage decoration in red slip on body, small amount of yellow glaze. Wide, flat strap handle. Flat base with three sets of three thumb finger marks, possibly in imitation of tripod pitchers.

Place of Origin

Cheam (made)

Date

mid 15th century to late 15th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

White earthenware with brushed slip decoration and lead glaze

Dimensions

Height: 31.8 cm taken from Register, Diameter: 25.1 cm taken from Register

Object history note

Found on a kiln-site at Cheam, Surrey.

Descriptive line

Water pot, white earthenware with slip decoration and lead glaze, made in Cheam, Surrey, mid to late 15th century

Labels and date

Water pot
Made in Cheam, Surrey, England, mid-late 15th century
White earthenware with brushed slip decoration and lead glaze

C.405-1923 Given by Onyx Property Investment Company

Found on a kiln-site at Cheam, Surrey. [23/05/2008]

Materials

Earthenware; Lead glaze; Slip

Techniques

Glazed

Categories

Ceramics; Slipware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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