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Teapot and lid: C.235 & A-2016

Object information

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Potter: Finch, Ray




Salt-glaze tea pot with cane handle. With a tan brown glaze and combed decoration.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from an exhibition at the Craft Potters Association Shop, no. 178. 17th September 1979

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 24 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Winchcombe ⪼ Gloucestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th century
After 1936 CE - Before 1979-09 CE

Components of the work

Handle composed of cane
At Extremeties Diameter 20 cm
At Base Diameter 8.5 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Decoration (process)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: WP
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: C
  • Location: On pot and lid
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.235 & A-2016
Primary reference Number: 207881
Sale catalogue photo number: K547
Exhibition number: 178
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Audit data

Created: Monday 25 January 2016 Updated: Wednesday 1 November 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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