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Beaker: C.36-2006

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Hughes, Edward (potter) (Potter)


Buff stoneware, thrown, carved, and covered with dark brown tenmoku glaze, over red-brown, iron-bearing slip; base unglazed. Of truncated conical form with wrythen fluting on the exterior


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

Legal notes

Given by Ian Lowe in memory of the maker

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Renwick ⪼ Cumbria ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


Late 20th Century
Elizabeth I
Circa 1988 CE - 1989 CE

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Decoration composed of slip Rim Diameter 8.1 cm
Inside And Outside

Materials used in production

dark brown tenmoku Glaze Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Buff stoneware, thrown, carved with wrythen fluting, and covered with dark brown tenmoku glaze, probably over iron-bearing slip; base unglazed

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: circular white paper label

  • Text: 5
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Inscribed in blue biro
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.36-2006
Primary reference Number: 134007
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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