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Saltcellar: C.180.2-2016

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Potter: Davis, Harry Clemens
Potter: Davis, May Beatrice

Entities

Categories

Description

Stoneware salt pot, part of a cruet set. Oatmeal glaze with tenmoku decoration

Notes

History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from Stephen Woodruff, at a Craft Potters Association Christmas Fair, Cheltenham. 16th December 1995

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

20th Century
After 1946 CE - Before 1962 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of tenmoku glaze
At Base Width 3.5 cm
At Extremities Width 4.5 cm

Materials used in production

oatmeal Glaze
Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: CP
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.180.2-2016
Primary reference Number: 207824
Sale catalogue photo number: K527
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Audit data

Created: Friday 22 January 2016 Updated: Monday 13 May 2019 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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