Ure Museum Database

There are 13 objects for which Condition contains → material
11.10.3 Complete and intact. There are tiny air bubbles over the surface, as well as small areas of brownish deposit. Detailed markings on face and hands are slightly worn away. The left eyebrow, left eye, nose and mouth however, are all still clearly visible. Material on the resting surface has flaked away in areas. Originally painted red all over. 2002.97.0760.jpg
2008.9.49 Fragment; chips throughout; white material (plaster? glue?) on broken edges.
25.6.2 Intact except for the edge of the rim which is missing on one side. The inside show small areas of general wear, as well as a small patch of what looks like yellow varnish near the broken rim. There is also some white deposit in the reserved disk in the centre, and on one of the handles. The black glaze on the handles has been rubbed away in patches, as has the decoration on the main zone. There is more white deposit on the main zone, some of which runs in circles, showing the gradient of the material. There are cracks on the glaze around the top of the foot, below which are some denser patches of white deposit. This deposit is also evident on the base of the foot and inside it. 2003.16.0094.jpg
26.12.12 Soft material, prone to crumbling and surface is dusty. Design is still clear although paint has begun to flake away. 2004.51.0003.jpg
30.11.4 Complete but repaired. The paint has become very faded on the exterior more than the interior surface. The handles are intact, but the paint is lost. Material is very soft and fine. 2005.89.0026.jpg
45.6.55 Complete. Large chip on mouth 2.0cm, small chip on base. Deposits omn the surface of white and grey material and few scratches on body. 2006.20.0021.jpg
48.12.2 Complete, small chip on rim by one handle, small chip in opposite handle, barely noticeable. Paint slightly worn and scratched in places (not affecting decoration). Interior blotchy, as if water had been spilt while material still wet. 2003.98.0127.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
71.12.5 Two holes have been restored with transparent material. The end of the strigil is damaged. Discolouration of bronze to green, blue and black. Only a couple of areas of the true bronze colour remains. A couple of cracks have appeared making the object fragile. 2004.95.0149.jpg
73.6.4 Single fragment. The surface reveals few, tiny scratches, but does have a big flake missing on the palmette. There is also some deposit of a grey/brown colour. The inside gloss shows some scratches that run with the grain of the material, as well as some small flakes missing. 2002.97.0210.jpg
E.23.44 Intact and complete. The blue glaze is quite worn in some areas, most notably at the top of the crown where it has toally worn away and reveals the original terracotta material. This is slightly true also around the ears. 2002.98.0994.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.107 Paint remains clear and in solid blocks. The relief remains unworn. Deposits have clung to the underside material. 2003.93.0139.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.88 Deposits lie on surface and in hollows beneath shawl. Facial features slightly worn on lower part of face. Material is very soft and crumbly. Some small surface cracks. 2003.93.0104.jpg
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