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Storage jar: C.118 & A-2016

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Cardew, Michael (Potter)


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.


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


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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.118 & A-2016
Primary reference Number: 207761
Sale catalogue photo number: K176
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Created: Thursday 21 January 2016 Updated: Tuesday 21 May 2019 Last processed: Thursday 1 April 2021

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

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