Skip to main content

Platter: C.102-2016

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Potter: Bowen, Clive

Entities

Categories

Description

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.

Notes

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

Dating

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
Glaze
Slip
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Slip coating
Slip-trailing
Wood-firing
Glazing

Identification numbers

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

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Platter" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/207745 Accessed: 2023-02-07 09:42:03

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/207745 |title=Platter |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2023-02-07 09:42:03|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-207745

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

Platter

Accession Number: C.674-2016

The Feast of Herod

Accession Number: T.2-1945

Please the pigs I mean to enjoy myself

Accession Number: P.14412-R-41

Dish

Accession Number: C.10-1977

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...