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Figure 19: Kiln Furniture; Props.

Props: a-b Type 3a; c-e Type 3b; f-h Type 4; i-m Type 4a; n Type 4c.


a - Type 3a prop from Waterford, Arundel Square. Fabric - white clay matrix with quartz and other mixed mineral inclusions; traces of red lute wash on lower surfaces. Height 46mm. 1750-1800


b - Type 3a prop from Lewes, Pipe Passage. Fabric - white clay matrix with quartz inclusions and voiding from combusted organic matter. Height 320mm. 1830-70


c - Type 3b prop from Boston, Rosegarth Street. Fabric - white clay matrix with ferruginous mineral and self coloured grog inclusions; lute wash over inner and outer surfaces. Height 120mm. Mid 19th century.


d - Type 3b prop from Lewes, Pipe Passage. Fabric - white clay. 1830-70


e - Type 3b prop from Stamford, North Street. Converted from a Type 3a by plugging the upper end with clay and pipe stems. A base wad or height extension to fit this prop is illustrated below. Fabric - white clay matrix with crushed pipe grog inclusions; traces of lute wash. Height 520mm, 552mm with wad. 1847-96


f - Type 4 prop from Lewes, Pipe Passage. Fabric - white clay. Height 152mm. 1830-70


g - Type 4 prop from Lewes, Pipe Passage. Fabric - white clay. Height 88mm. 1830-70


h - Type 4 prop from Gloucester, 99 Westgate Street. Fabric - white clay. Height 120mm. 1870-5


i - Type 4a prop from Stamford, North Street. Fabric - white clay matrix with crushed pipe grog and pipe trimmings; traces of lute wash. Height 200mm. 1847-96


j - Type 4a prop from Bristol, Temple Back. Fabric - white clay matrix with mixed mineral and self coloured grog inclusions; traces of lute wash. Height 160mm. Early 19th century.


k - Type 4a prop from Stamford, North Street. Fabric - white clay matrix with crushed pipe grog and pipe trimmings; traces of lute wash. Height 64mm. 1847-96


l - Type 4a prop from Stamford, North Street. Fabric - white clay matrix with crushed pipe grog and pipe trimmings; traces of lute wash. Height 52mm. 1847-96


m - Type 4a prop from Leicester, Causeway Lane. Fabric - white clay matrix with quartz, mixed mineral and pipe fragment inclusions. Height 68mm. c 1810


n - Type 4c prop from Stamford, North Street. Fabric - white clay matrix with crushed pipe grog and pipe trimmings; traces of lute wash. Height 52mm. 1847-96

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