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There are 13 objects for which Condition contains → evidence
14.9.12 Paint wearing off from topside. Large chip to surface of underside - perhpas caused by an air bubble. Evidence of charring (?) on underside. No finished edges. 2005.88.0002.jpg
2007.7.1A-S All pieces are chipped with designs partly faded. A-F, H, L-N, P-Q, S: Evidence of later restoration; O-P, R: Fire damaged
25.8.5 Complete but made up of seven seperate pices stuck back together. The handle has several chips, on the middle and lower tiers. The tip of the highest tier has also been chipped, and all over the handle, the gloss shows evidence of wear, with tiny cracks and scratches. The top of the lid shows a few small flakes and chips, mainly on the decoration, and eratically over the surface, there is brown/grey deposit. The inside of the lid is reserved but still shows patches of dirt and a small amount of grey/white deposit around the rim. 2002.97.0271.jpg
25.8.7 Complete but not intact. Can see the join on the inside of the figurine. Lots of flaking on the surface of the figurine, and evidence of white deposit around the face and feet, as well as down the side of the left leg. 2002.97.0399.jpg
27.4.5 Intact. The rim, inside of the bowl and handles, all show evidence of wear, and there are considerable patches where all of the glaze has been removed. There are also small chips to be found on the handles, and on the inside of the rim. Where the glaze has been rubbed away, it has revealed a grey colour. There is also a thin crack running from the edge of the rim, to half way down the first black band. The well in the centre of the bowl is also slightly worn, to reveal a whitish grey colour, as well as a small crack running across the side. On the underside of the bowl, there is more evidence of general wear, including a chip just under the rim next to one of the handles. The bottom rim of the foot also reveals small chips, as well as a crack running across the middle. 2003.19.0007.jpg
29.11.11 Incomplete. The sides of the mask have broken away, and the slip is covered in patches of grey/brown deposit. Detail of the face are still evident, but the nose shows areas of wear on the tip. The inside is a pinkish colour, with little evidence of deposit, though the surface feels rough to touch. 2002.97.0421.jpg
29.11.7 Intact. There is one chip on the edge of the rim, as well as a bit of wear. There is evidence of greyish/white deposit most noticeably around the rim and below one of the handles. Main zone in fairly good condition, with the usual evidence of wear and small scratches all over the surface. A large area of the the firing is red instead of black. There is a small whole in the stem of the foot, and some whitish/grey deposit around the edge of the foot and inside the base. 2002.97.0200.jpg
29.5.5 Complete but not intact it has been pieced back together. On the inside, there are small scratches on the surface and patches where the glaze has faded to red or even its reserved colour. The glaze has also faded on the handles, and the edge of the rim is chipped. There is evidence of a greyish/white deposit on the inside of the rim. On the outside, the decoration is much more worn and faded, and the surface has small chips and flakes. The resting surface of the foot is chipped and in the centre of the foot has been scratched the letters T and I. 2003.19.0005.jpg
34.2.1 Intact. There are four noticeable chips in the rim, as well as evidence of wear over the black surface. All over the Kylix are patches of wear and small scratches. The reserved disk in the centre has a lot of grey deposit on it, as does the inside of the rim. This deposit is also evident around the handles, and in small patches along the main zone. At the top of the stem, leading to the base, are lots of cracks and some flaking. There is a chip in the side of the foot, and the well in the base of the foot contains a lot of grey/white deposit. 2003.16.0010.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
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
REDMG:2004.97.1 Comprised of 30 or more fragments, rejoined and with some plaster restorations; body is joined to stem with a new (rusted) screw. Evidence of modern breaks (on plaster joins). Thick dark grey adhesions on base. Iridescence and other slight deposits on interior. 2004.99.0889.jpg
TEMP.2002.7.1 Intact. The rim suffers from several chips, one in particular quite large, opposite one of the handles. There is also evidence of wear on the glaze, as there is on the inside of the bowl. On the band inside the bowl can be found three deeper scratches, as well as the occasional small hole. The handles of the bowl also reveal small chips on their glaze, as well as small scratches. The band which leads down to and envelops the top of the foot, contains small scratches, and where it meets the foot are lots of small cracks in the glaze. There is also some yellowy/grey deposit, which we can also see on the base of the foot. The base is chipped slightly in places and there are small scratches in the glazed bands. 2002.97.0223.jpg
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