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Jar and lid: C.57 & A-2016

Object information

Awaiting location update


Potter: Batterham, Richard




Ash-glazed jar with lid. Semi-matt grey/green ash glaze over rings of black on lid, and around the shoulder. Picked decoration.
No mark.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from Richard Batterham's Durweston Pottery, 22nd September 2000

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 14.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Durweston ⪼ Dorset ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th Century-21st Century
After 1936 CE - Before 2000-09 CE

Components of the work

At Extremities Diameter 13.5 cm
At Base Diameter 9 cm

Materials used in production

grey-green Ash-glaze

Techniques used in production

Decoration (process)

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.57 & A-2016
Primary reference Number: 207700
Sale catalogue photo number: K615
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Wednesday 20 January 2016 Updated: Tuesday 11 December 2018 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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