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Teapot and lid: C.252 & A-2016

Object information

Awaiting location update


Potter: Frith




Stoneware tea pot with two lugs and a cane handle. Brown iron slip with resist decoration, covered by a clear glaze.
No mark.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from Aldringham Craft Market, July 1979

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 22.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th Century
After 1943 CE - Before 1979-07 CE

Components of the work

Handle composed of cane
At Extremeties Diameter 19.5 cm
At Base Diameter 7 cm

Materials used in production

clear Glaze
Slip coating

Techniques used in production

Decoration (process)
Slip coating

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.252 & A-2016
Primary reference Number: 207898
Sale catalogue photo number: K251
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Audit data

Created: Monday 25 January 2016 Updated: Wednesday 1 November 2017 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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