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Stem cup: C.165-2016

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Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Coper, Hans (Potter)


Oval stoneware stem cup, with indentations, coated with matt white and manganese brown slips.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft in the 1970s

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 10 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th century
After 1946 CE - Before 1979 CE

Components of the work

At Widest Point Diameter 12.5 cm
At Base Diameter 5.5 cm

Materials used in production

Slip coating Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Slip coating

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: HC
  • Location: Base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Maker's seal

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.165-2016
Primary reference Number: 207808
Sale catalogue photo number: K100
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Audit data

Created: Friday 22 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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