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Heron Jug: C.16-2007

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Heron Jug


Potter: Theakston, Anthony John




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


History note: The potter

Legal notes

Given by Anthony Theakston

Measurements and weight

Height: 37.2 cm
Length: 42.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Wildsworth ⪼ Lincolnshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


21st Century, Early
Elizabeth II
Production date: AD 2004


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
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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