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Jug: C.34-2006

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Hughes, Edward (potter) (Potter)

Description

Stoneware, thrown, carved with vertical fluting, and covered with dark brown tenmoku glaze, probably over iron-bearing slip; base unglazed. Ovoid body with short neck expanding towards the rim which is pinched at the front to form a lip; loop handle with vertical ridge. The rim, the edges of the flutes, and the ridge on the handle are red-brown and the rest dark brown.

Notes

History note: Purchased from the potter by the donor

Legal notes

Given by Ian Lowe in memory of the maker

Measurements and weight

Height: 16 cm
Width: 17.2 cm

Relative size of this object

17.2 cm16 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Renwick ⪼ Cumbria ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2006-10-09) by Lowe, Ian

Dating

Late 20th Century
Elizabeth II
Circa 1984 CE - 1989 CE

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Decoration composed of glaze slip Body Exterior And Interio

Materials used in production

Stoneware

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: EH monogram in relief in rectangular outline
  • Location: On side below handle
  • Method of creation: Impressed in relief
  • Type: Maker's mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.34-2006
Primary reference Number: 134005
Entry form: 823
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 31 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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