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Heron Jug: C.16-2007

Object information

Titles

Heron Jug

Maker(s)

Theakston, Anthony John (Potter)

Description

White semi-porcelain clay, moulded, coated externally with a dark blue Barium speckled glaze and fired at 1,200 C

Notes

History note: The potter

Legal notes

Given by Anthony Theakston

Measurements and weight

Height: 37.2 cm
Length: 42.8 cm

Relative size of this object

42.8 cm37.2 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Place(s) associated

  • Wildsworth ⪼ Lincolnshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (207-04-30) by Theakston, Anthony John

Dating

Early 21st Century
Elizabeth II
Production date: AD 2004

Note

The bird was designed in 1992 and made in 2004.

School or Style

Contemporary Craft Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Exterior composed of Barium speckled glaze ( information from potter)

Materials used in production

information from potter Semi-porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding : White stoneware, moulded, coated with dark blue Barium speckled glaze, fired at 1,200 C

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Anthony/Theakston
  • Location: Under foot
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.16-2007
Primary reference Number: 145779
Entry form number: 850
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Heron Jug" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/145779 Accessed: 2022-07-02 06:26:59

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