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Pepper pot: C.180.3-2016

Object information

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




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


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


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

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

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

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.180.3-2016
Primary reference Number: 207825
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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