Ure Museum Database



Browse
There are 34 objects for which Condition contains → appears
14.9.16 Small dots of deposit on the white slip and also on the fracture edges. The interior red colour appears a little streaky, but this was probably since production. 2007.03.1282.jpg
2008.7.127 Fragment, chipped and scratched. Large chip towards top of exterior where a handle appears to have come off. Handwritten on interior in ink: '31 M IV 1-1.5 8L5'.
23.11.31IIII The tip of the back spike is chipped, but otherwise the figure appears complete. 2005.06.0062.jpg
23.11.31MMM The headdress appears incomplete, and the left arm is broken off at mid forearm. 2005.06.0088.jpg
23.11.31RRRR The top of the crest is missing, and the solid base is crumpled. The figurine appears distorted, and there is a crack across the centre of the figure. 2005.06.0119.jpg
26.7.11 Intact. Beneath the handle, the top of the bell is not smooth, it appears to have been a hole, which has been stoppered with a ball of clay that remains connected and does not move. The lower black band on the main zone has been completely rubbed away on one side, revealing a darker brown clay. The entire surface shows small scratches, and some whitish deposit is evident, especially around the handle. The inside surface is rough, due to a lot of brown/grey deposit. 2002.97.0314.jpg
27.4.6 Intact. Some of the glaze appears faded through use, with patches of wear around the top of the rim. Red/orange disk in the centre has big patches of wear in it that has rubbed away the colour. The handles contain small chips and one has a patch of brown deposit. The outside shows one or two small holes and small chips. The base shows small areas of grey deposit and small flakes have been knocked away through use. 2003.14.0094.jpg
38.4.3 Complete, appears intact. Paint extremely faded. Inside of mouth has over three small chips. There is one noticeable chip on the outside of the lip. The paint on the neck appears to have been worn away, because a pinkish clay is showing which does not appear to be a fading of the black decoration. There are at least two hairline cracks on the shoulder, with some of the clay worn away. The handles are in good condition with no noticeable chips, whereas the body has several chips and cracks. The base has a few small chips but is in very good condition. 2003.01.0004.jpg
38.4.6A Good condition. Appears to be two extremely tiny holes on knob of lid and one on outside black ring of lid.
39.9.1 Mouth of jug appears to be missing its lip. Handle appears to have originally been black glazed, however now it is very worn. All decoration and figures on jug are quite worn. There is a large chip on the rim of the base, of the jug.
45.10.9 Ten fragments that probably belong to the same vessel. a) Tiny bit of the vessel's lower neck, part of the shoulder and the spring of the handle, which is missing. There are scratches on the exterior and two bits that have been chipped off. Deposits and plaster? on the interior. (The rest of the fragments are from the vessel's body) b) Should be rejoined to c. White plaster on the exterior and traces of it on the interior. A small bit has been chipped off. c) Should be rejoined to b. White plaster on the exterior and traces f it on the interior d) Few deposits on both sides and a small bit that has been pitted off from the exterior. e) Few deposits on the interior and traces of white plaster. A tiny bit has been chipped off from the exterior. f) White plaster and deposits on the interior. Two bits have been chipped off from the exterior. g) The decoration appears as if it has been scraped off and there is a spot that has been chipped off from the exterior. h) A small spot has been chipped off. Deposits and traces of plaster on the interior. Added white colour has fadded away. i) There are adhesives on both sides and white plaster on the exterior. The decoration looks as if it has been scraped off, a tiny bit has been pitted off and a small spot has been chipped off. j) Traces of white plaster, especially on the interior. There is a small spot that has been pitted off.
47.7.3 One handle missing. Heavy deposits inside holding jug which appears to be intact. Paint in good condition. 2003.26.0008.jpg
49.4.1 The mouth is a little chipped and the neck has been repaired. There are bits missing from the shoulder, too. The largest part of the white bands has worn away, as has some of the paint on the foot. There are white and gritty deposits in the mouth and under the handle. The glaze below the meander is streaky. There is also colour loss on the back of the body but this appears to be due to firing. 2005.88.0081.jpg
50.5.3 Mouth and upper part of neck modern and intact handle. Most of the black has faded to a light brown color. The neck and mouth has been rebuilt by modern material. The surface appears in fairly good condition, except for some deep scratches around the neck. Left swan scratched face, right swan intact face. There are other small scratches on the surface and bit of flaking and chipping, especially around the edge of the foot. 2007.01.0012.jpg
50.5.6 Intact. Paint appears extremely dull and matt despite being badly worn. Flaked off from most part of the decoration. Peach colour on small areas inside and corresponding exterior surface. A number of chips on the lower part of the base. The larger allows the clay inclusions (white stones) to show through. 2003.92.0190.jpg
51.7.10 Lid appears to be missing. Deposits inside and out, partly obscuring design. Base is intact. 2003.97.0333.jpg
56.8.4 The vessel appears to be cracked in several places and the handle has been rejoined. It is also quite glossy. 2003.59.0004.jpg
56.8.5 Piece broken off rim and one or two chips from edge. Small chip on the top of the knob. Decoration is excellent condition. Handle appears to have been reattached. Browny-black deposit (?) in rough circle on underside beneath knob handle. Gloss of good quality, still lustrous. 2003.92.0217.jpg
56.8.6 Stem appears to have been repaired just above foot. Small chip in rim and edge of the foot. White has faded at parts. Surface is in good condition. 2010.98.0102.jpg
73.9.23 The surface of the fragment appears to be in fairly good condition, except for a few small areas of grey deposit. The back of the fragment varies in colour, moving from red to black and then grey. The surface however is again in fairly good condition with no real evidence of wear except for a few small scratches. 2002.97.0191.jpg
83.10.1 Quite badly worn. It has been glued back together using three fragments. There seems to be a fragment missing at the bottom of the statue, therefore the figurine is incomplete. Most of the features of the statue are badly worn. There are many soil deposits all over the figure. Inside the hollow figurine there appears to be some sort of plant. 2006.20.0913.jpg
E.23.29 appears to have no restoration or recent damage. The pottery is very rough with innumerable shallow chips, and there is a large amount of white deposit all over the object, a particularly large patch can be found near the base. 2007.01.0076.jpg
E.23.38 Intact, it is clear from the top and bottom part of the artefact that it has been removed from a larger object, since they appear to be thinner than the rest of the object and therefore look like 'connectors' of some kind. There appears to be very little degradation of the wood. There are some remnants of a white pigment on the lower half. 2002.98.0077.jpg
E.23.43.2 Intact and copmplete, there are several impurities in the glaze, most notably a long line of black substance that appears to be stuck to the bead as it very raised from the surface.
E.23.49.4 Intact although if there was a handle it is now gone. There appears to be some deposit on the non flat side. 2002.98.0142.jpg
E.62.4 Intact not complete (the head is missing). The detail is becoming less desinite and the underside has become dirty with what appears to be watermarks. There are small amounts of black deposit sparcely placed around the artefact. 2002.98.0241.jpg
E.62.9 Teeth are all different lengths and there are deposits caught between teeth. The bottom of the comb appears darker in colour, perhaps slightly damp.
REDMG:1964.1653.1 Neck and mouth missing. Base damaged. Some damage to the side of the object - appears to have been crushed on one sode. 2003.93.0155.jpg
REDMG:1964.1654.1 Mouth and neck missing and part of stem appears to be missing due to uneven base. Deposits on outside and on base. Some scratches to body. 2003.93.0156.jpg
TEMP.2003.6.10 Three fragments of the same vessel's base. It appears that the body has mostly been scraped off around the joining point at the upper parts of the fragments, apart from a bit on b and two bits on c. a) There are adhesives on the interior and few spots have been chipped off. There are three tiny spots on the interior and a spot on the central part of the base, where there are also three cracks. b) Two tiny bits have been chipped off from the interior and a spot looks flaked off from the inner side surface of the foot. There are also traces of adhesives. c) Four very small parts have been chipped off from the interior. There are also traces of adhesives, especially on the interior, as well as two cracks on the central part of the base. 2006.20.0670.jpg
TEMP.2003.6.12 Four fragments that belong to the same vessel. a) Part of the rim, body and the handle (intact). There is white plaster on the inner surface of the handle and many bits and spots have been pitted off and colour appears peeled off, especially from the back of the handle. b)Should be rejoined to c. Part of the rim and body. Four small bits have been pitted off from the rim (exterior) and there is a bit of plaster. c) Should be rejoined to b. Part of the rim and tiny part of the body. Part of the decoration of the rim has been peeld off. d) Part of the body. 2006.20.0466.jpg
TEMP.2003.6.13 Two uneven parts of a double handle. The glaze appears greenish or streaky at places and there are spots that the colour looks peeled off. There are also traces of white plaster. 2006.20.0629.jpg
TEMP.2003.7.49 Intact. Both sides of the coin are worn down, and the sides are chipped. There appears to be some small bits of green weathering around the coin. 2008.02.0117.jpg
TEMP.2007.2.39 Fragment; some signs of previous repair - yellow plaster like substance and area that appears to have been glued previously 2007.10.0027.jpg
The Ure Museum is part of
The University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 217, Reading, RG6 6AH