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Teapot and lid: C.235 & A-2016

Object information


Finch, Ray (Potter)


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

Pottery Salt-glaze

Techniques used in production

Decoration (process) Glazing

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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