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Vase: C.36-2016

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 30


Potter: Auld, Ian




Large stoneware slab-built vase, with square section and rough surface. With a dolomite glaze in variegated tans and greys. Decorated with three smooth bands around the upper part of the vase.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from the Crafts Potters Association, when they were located in Marshall Street

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 52.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2016) by Shakeshaft, John, Dr


20th Century
After 1926 CE - Before 1968 CE

Components of the work

At Base Width 25 cm
At Extremities Width 26.5 cm
Upper Part

Materials used in production

dolomite Glaze

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: IA
  • Location: Side at base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.36-2016
Primary reference Number: 207679
Sale catalogue photo number: K721 or K229
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 20 January 2016 Updated: Friday 2 December 2022 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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