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Plate: C.25-2006

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Factory: Denby Pottery
Designer: Pemberton, Gill
Designer: Yorath, David




Stoneware with speckled oatmeal glaze decorated in brown and red-brown with Potters Wheel pattern on Rondo plate shape

Oven-to-table stoneware, moulded in 'Rondo' shape, with speckled oatmeal glaze, painted in brown, and red-brown in 'Potters Wheel' pattern. Circular with a narrow, concave rim, and curved sides, the base slightly recessed, and having a circular ring in the middle. The reverse and the curved sides are decorated with speckled oatmeal glaze, the rim is dark brown, and in the centre there is a red-brown disc surrounded by a dark brown circle.

Legal notes

Given by N.J. Zolman

Measurements and weight

Height: 2.6 cm
Width: 25.6 cm

Relative size of this object

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Place(s) associated

  • Denby ⪼ Derbyshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2006-07-17) by Zolman, N. J.


Late 20th Century
Elizabeth II
Circa 1975 CE - 1985 CE


Rondo series shapes was designed by Gill Pemberton, c. 1976, and Potters Wheel pattern by David Yorath in 1973

Components of the work

Decoration composed of ceramic pigment ( brown and red-brown)

Materials used in production

oatmeal Glaze

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: enclosed by a rounded rectangle extending from the word Denby to enclose the other words

  • Location: In centre of base
  • Method of creation: Printed in black
  • Type: Factory mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.25-2006
Primary reference Number: 131306
Entry form number: 820
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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