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Plate: C.35-2006

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Hughes, Edward (potter) (Potter)


Buff stoneware, thrown, with dark brown tenmoku glaze, and two iron-bearing slip bands on the rim. Circular with narrow sloping rim, and shallow curved sides, standing on a footring. There are three spur marks in the well.


History note: Commissioned from the potter by the donor, Ian Lowe

Legal notes

Given by Ian Lowe in memory of the maker

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22.2 cm
Height: 2.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Isel ⪼ Cumbria ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


Late 20th Century
Elizabeth I
Production date: AD 1993

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Decoration composed of slip ( red-brown)

Materials used in production

dark brown, tenmoku Glaze Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Buff stoneware, thrown, with dark brown tenmoku glaze, decorated with two bands of red-brown slip
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: EH monogram in relief inside a rectangular outline
  • Location: On back of the side of the well
  • Method of creation: Impressed in relief
  • Type: Maker's mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.35-2006
Primary reference Number: 134006
Entry form: 823
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 19 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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