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Tea caddy: C.164 & A-2016

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Potter: Cooper, Emmanuel




Cylindrical stoneware tea jar with a flat lid. Green-blue matt glaze and crackle.
Obscured mark.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from what was the Prescote Gallery, 4th July 1981

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 11.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th century
After 1938 CE - Before 1981-07 CE

Components of the work

At Base Diameter 9.7 cm
At Widest Point Diameter 9.9 cm

Materials used in production

blue Glaze

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.164 & A-2016
Primary reference Number: 207807
Sale catalogue photo number: K614
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 21 January 2016 Updated: Friday 27 November 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 31 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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