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Beaker: C.37-2006

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Hughes, Edward (potter) (Potter)


Buff stoneware, thrown, with dark brown tenmoku glaze decorated on the exterior with red-brown a zig-zag, probably in iron-bearing slip; base unglazed. Of truncated conical form.


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: 10.5 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 II
Circa 1988 CE - 1989 CE

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Decoration composed of slip ( probably iron-bearing slip) Rim Diameter 9 cm

Materials used in production

dark brown tenmoku Glaze Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Stoneware, thrown, covered with dark brown tenmoku glaze and decorated with red-brown
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: EH monogram in rectangular outline
  • Location: On exterior near to the base
  • Method of creation: Impressed in relief
  • Type: Maker's mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.37-2006
Primary reference Number: 134013
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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