About this object

Powdered blue pigment (frit) manufactured by Flaxman Spurrell in replication of ancient Egyptian frit gathered from Tell el Amarna. Sealed within two circular concave pieces of glass (watch glass) with a paper label annotated, “IMITATION FRIT F.C.J.S fecit”.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Art
  • Culture
    British
  • Artist/Maker
    Flaxman Charles John Spurrell
  • Place made
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Kent
  • Date made
    1895 AD
  • Materials
    Pigment
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum
  • Collector
    Flaxman Charles John Spurrell
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Kent
  • Date collected
    1895
  • Measurements
    15 mm x 51 mm
  • Related people
    Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery ( Previous owner); Flaxman Charles John Spurrell ( Artist/maker, collector, previous owner)

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