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Rectangular Vase: C.15-2006

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Rectangular Vase


Maker: Leach, Janet




Reddish-brown slab-built stoneware with impressed rope-like striations on all sides, ash-glazed to produce a matt surface. Rectangular with sloping sides, curved shoulders, and a rectangular 'letter-box' mouth


History note: Henry Rothschild by whom lent to the Shipley Art Gallery, Prince consort Road, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE84JB

Legal notes

Given by Henry Rothschild

Measurements and weight

Height: 23 cm
Length: 19.6 cm

Place(s) associated

  • St Ives ⪼ Cornwall ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2006-07-17) by Rothschild, Henry


20th Century, Late#
Elizabeth II
Circa 1960 CE - 1980 CE

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Exterior composed of glaze

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Slab-building : Reddish-brown slab-built stoneware with impressed rope-like striations on all sides
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: small rectangular label

  • Text: 32
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Printed white number reserved in black ground
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.15-2006
Primary reference Number: 131294
Old object number: 2001.477
Entry form number: 819
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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