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Jug: C.244-2016

Object information


Finch, Ray (Potter)


Salt-glazed stoneware jug. With combed wave pattern around the waist. Rutile (?) glaze on the rim, with orange runs. Mottled brown elsewhere. Thumbpiece on handle.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from the 'Salt & Soda' Exhibition at Whichford Pottery, 12th April 2008

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 17.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Winchcombe ⪼ Gloucestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th-21st century
1936 CE - Before 2008-04 CE

Components of the work

At Extremeties Diameter 15.5 cm
At Base Diameter 7.5 cm

Materials used in production

Salt-glaze Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Decoration (process) Glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Partial stamp

  • Text: WP
  • Location: Base of handle
  • Type: Mark

Inscription present: half incised

  • Text: X
  • Location: Base
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.244-2016
Primary reference Number: 207890
Sale catalogue photo number: K308
Stable URI

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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