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Charger: C.112-2016

Object information

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Potter: Cardew, Michael




Large moulded charger of oval form, with a creamy brown glaze. With lines of fish, in iron brown brushwork, swimming in opposite directions.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from Primavera (Cambridge) 6th June 1972

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Length: 44 cm
Width: 35 cm

Place(s) associated

  • St. Ives ⪼ Cornwall ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th century
After 1923 CE - Before 1926 CE

Components of the work


Materials used in production

creamy brown Glaze

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: MC
  • Location: Base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.112-2016
Primary reference Number: 207755
Sale catalogue photo number: K314
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 21 January 2016 Updated: Wednesday 12 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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