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Storage jar: C.118 & A-2016

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Potter: Cardew, Michael

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Description

Earthenware slipware lidded storage jar with two handles. White slip on upper half and on lid, with decoration through the slip in the Cizhou style. With a clear yellow galena glaze overall.

Notes

History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from The Long Room Gallery (Winchcombe), 7th June 2008

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Place(s) associated

  • Winchcombe ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

20th century
Production date: circa AD 1936

Materials used in production

galena Glaze
Slip coating
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Slip coating
Glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: two seals

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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.118 & A-2016
Primary reference Number: 207761
Sale catalogue photo number: K176
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 21 January 2016 Updated: Tuesday 21 May 2019 Last processed: Thursday 1 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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