Ure Museum Database

There are 45 objects for which Condition contains → clay
11.10.21 Comprised of rejoined fragments, restored where fragments were missing (e.g. in handle zones) and slightly repainted. Blaze is not shiny on the interior and exterior. On the lower part of the body and the foot it is fired brownish. Parts of the clay have been scratched away om the lower part of the body and the exterior of the foot leaving an uneven surface. Small chips on the body. 2008.99.0780.jpg
14.9.13 Dark deposits on outer surface as well as surface scratching and a flake of clay missing. The paint is in good condition though. The paint on the underside is in good condition too. Possible remains of a rim section but not enough to be certain. 2007.03.1260.jpg
14.9.14 Much paint lost on the top surface. Uneven thickness of clay. 2007.03.1262.jpg
14.9.28 No finished edges allowing the inclusions in the clay to be seen. Brown deposits on the outside. 2007.03.1273.jpg
14.9.31 The red and white colour from the exterior surface are badly faded to only traces remain. Dot of black paint on edge and also touching exposed clay at fracture - possibly modern. 2007.03.1287.jpg
14.9.37 Thickness of clay is irregular and thickest at bottom of fragment. The black paint is dull and streaky. On the outer surface the areas between the black are creamy-yellow at top but become pinker towards the bottom. 2003.01.0008.jpg
14.9.38 Small areas of paint have flaked away from the surface allowing reserved clay to show through. Larger flake from rim. Streaky red inside. Free from deposits. 2003.01.0093.jpg
14.9.41 Dirty buff clay, black paint. Outside: narrow band at rim, two rows of dots, plain bands. Inside: clear buff unpainted. 2003.01.0096.jpg
14.9.5 Paint flaked away inside mouth. Slight chip in rim. The clay has discoloured maybe due to age of firing. Black deposits inside. 2003.92.0236.jpg
2006.12.15 Fragment; fading of decoration; discolouration of clay suggests possible fire damage 2007.30.0050.jpg
25.9.1 One handle missing, the other repaired. Badly damaged all over, with paint flaking badly from the mouth area, body and foot having been repaired extensively and the glaze is a bad condition leaving the clay exposed. Plaster inserted in base to increase stability. 2003.23.0003.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
27.10.1 Restored false neck and rejoined spout (with added clay around the join to the body), but otherwise intact. Black bands faded in places. Minor chips and scratches on the body and shoulder. The side with the spout has a crazed look (?). 2004.95.0051.jpg
29.11.1 Clay has chipped away at the side at the base of design, leaving a rough surface and a section of exposed clay. Paint is slighlty chipped around the mouth rim and the base. 2003.97.0431.jpg
29.5.3 Intact. Some wearing of paint on the body of the swan. Small chip on body where an inclusion in the clay is showing through. 2003.57.0088.jpg
34.8.10 Complete and intact. Surface worn to show grey clay underneath. 2002.97.0538.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
45.6.13 Intact, but badly worn on the surface so that the design is crude and lacking detail. Black paint at neck, mouth and towards base has almost completely worn away. 'Chunks' of clay missing in three or four places on body. 2003.97.0643.jpg
45.6.16 Black gloss is still shiny at parts. Large flakes of clay have come away from the lower part of the body. Paint flaked off on mouth, handle, on a large part of the body decoration, shoulder and foot. 2003.12.0079.jpg
45.6.5 Intact but clay has flaked on one side of body where there are also white and grey deposits. Paint has worn badly on handle and sides. 2003.35.0089.jpg
47.2.7 Mended from a number of joining fragments. Small parts filled in with plaster (especially on left side. Gloss flaked off on part of the handle,rim and body. It is not lustrous. Towards the foot, thinly applied gloss that leaves parts of the clay to be seen. 2008.98.0404.jpg
48.4.1 Complete, but stuck back together from six seperate pieces. The rim shows one definite chip, and several small ones. The leaves on top of the rim have worn away in patches. The main zone also shows patches of wear, the surface revealing different colours, some paler clay, and some more orange. A white deposit is evident on the thick black band above the foot as well as some small scratches. The thin black band around the rim of the foot has mostly worn away. Inside, the black has scratches and flaked away to reveal the reserved clay. There is also more white deposit on the inside walls of the pot. 2013.99.0072.jpg
50.4.22 Clay is suffering from corrosion, many deposits over surface. Detail lost on some of the features of the ram. Part of left ear broken. Handle broken and rejoined. 2003.92.0306.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
51.4.10 Intact. Colours and design remains clear. Glaze remains shiny. Very good condition. Small chips on the lower part of the body and the rim. Glaze thinly applied on the eyes on side B and clay can be seen underneath. 2010.98.0125.jpg
51.4.8 Complete. The body mended from a number of joining fragments. Glaze flaked off on the top of the rim, body and handles. Small chip on one of the horizontal handles. The main zone decoration remains similarly intact, except for a few scratches on the surface, and in small patches, a misty light grey deposit. There is also some of this deposit around the ends of all three handles. Thinly applied glaze, especially on the back side of the vessel, allowing for the colour of the clay to be seen. On the resting surface of the foot is a chalky white deposit.
54.8.1 Piece missing from lip and restored with plaster. Some flakes of the surface are missing resulting in exposing the clay and leaving an uneven surface. Hole in bottom of cup. Black faded or fired to light brown in places. Scratches on the underside. 2008.98.0351.jpg
60.8.2 Complete and intact, but in fairly bad condition. It has been badly fired, which has left the glaze patchy, especially on the back of the body. Fired to reddish brown. Around the rim of the mouth, the glaze has been worn and scratched away to reveal the reserved clay, as it has around the handles. The decoration on the main zone is still fairly visible, but is worn in patches and flaking around the edges. At many parts, clay flaked off. Around the top of the foot is greyish white deposit, also evident around the handles. There is a large chip in the foot. White has faded. 2002.97.0709.jpg
71.6.2 Single fragment preserving some of the base and the lower part of the body. Missing two large chips out of side of base. Scratches and chips on exterior and interior. Some discoloration to clay and black deposits on the inside. 2002.97.0635.jpg
71.6.3 Complete but repaired. Figures remain clear but the black glaze has become streaky. Paint surface flaked away inside by one handle revealing the clay. 2008.99.0717.jpg
73.9.8 Two fragments. (a)The glaze on the rim and the inside of the fragment shows a few small scratches. On the rim and the outside of the fragment there are a few small areas of milky/white deposit. The black blob reveals an area which may have been the base of a handle. The colour of the clay inside here, is a more pink colour. Like the first fragment, fragment (b) shows evidence of small scratches on the glaze, both inside and out, but seems in fairly good condition, with no evidence of deposit. 2002.97.0185.jpg
78.12.19 Intact , hairline cracks on the surface of the shoulder, wash worn on the discus. Folds of clay still apparent from the joining of the upper and lower discus. Small amount of discolouration and blackening on the nozzle, probably due to use. 2005.01.0097.jpg
E.62.34 One slight chip in the lip, shallow chips all over pot resulting in some of the top layer of clay being removed. Also some white deposit on the pot. 2002.98.0022.jpg
E.65.7 Intact and complete, chip in the lip, several shallow indentations on the surphace showing a different colour of clay. 2002.98.0046.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.101 Deposits all over. Small, elongated hole in back of head with a white stone in clay above. Features are worn. 2006.20.0450.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.37 Neck, mouth and handle lost. Surface much damaged where paint has been worn and clay has chipped. Deposits on underside.
REDMG:1953.25.85 Sculpture is not worn so design can still be seen. Many inclusions in clay. Large area of thick deposit on reverse side at top. 2005.90.0042.jpg
REDMG:1964.1627.1 Two pieces. Deposits on both parts. Black worn away allowing the clay to show through. 2003.93.0238.jpg
REDMG:1964.1637.1 On the reserved side of the handle are some deposits as there are on one part of exposed clay at fracture. Lustre remains on black areas. 2006.20.0521.jpg
REDMG:1964.1688.1 Repaired in two pieces. Paint has faded on exterior surface and there are white deposits on the exposed clay at fracture. Small chips to rim. 2006.20.0502.jpg
REDMG:1964.1698.1 Half of mouth missing. Chip out of back of handle. Clay is dirty and has deposits. Foot chipped and some chips out of body. 2003.93.0186.jpg
REDMG:1964.1711.1 Intact. Deposits become confused with inclusions in the clay. Diagonal scratches just above base. 2003.93.0188.jpg
REDMG:1964.1713.1 Chips to rim. Surface has air bubble holes all over. Some flakes of clay removed inside. Grey deposits on underside. 2003.93.0171.jpg
TEMP.2003.7.36 A lot of the paint has been chipped/scraped off, leaving the clay underneath exposed.
TEMP.2003.7.46 Chip in lip of mouth 0.9 cm, scratched and chiped on body. Variations in clay color. 2006.20.0417.jpg
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