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Tea caddy: C.38 & A-2016

Object information

Awaiting location update


Potter: Barron, Robert




Wood-fired stoneware squared lidded tea jar, with feldspar inclusions. Tan/golden brown/cream glaze and natural ash deposit.
'Potter's tear' drip (from the roof of the kiln) on to the edge of the lid and down the side. No mark.


History note: Six of the Best, The Barn Pottery, Moretonhampstead

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 19 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th-21st century
After 1957 CE - Before 2007 CE

Components of the work

At Widest Point Diameter 11.5 cm
At Base Diameter 8.5 cm

Materials used in production

cream Glaze
natural Ash deposit

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.38 & A-2016
Primary reference Number: 207681
Sale catalogue photo number: K117
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 20 January 2016 Updated: Wednesday 1 November 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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