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Platter: C.102-2016

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Potter: Bowen, Clive




Large slipware platter, with a black slip in the well. Decorated with a slip-trailed leaping fish in a wave border with circular rings, all in yellow and green, covered with a clear brown glaze.
No mark.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from an exhibition at the Rufford Craft Centre, No. 52. 17th February 2003

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Shebbear ⪼ North Devon ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th-21st century
After 1964 CE - Before 2003-02 CE

Components of the work

Base Diameter 26.2 cm
Widest Point Diameter 39 cm

Materials used in production

Slip coating

Techniques used in production

Slip coating

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.102-2016
Primary reference Number: 207745
Sale catalogue photo number: K494
Exhibition number: 52
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 21 January 2016 Updated: Tuesday 11 December 2018 Last processed: Wednesday 31 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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