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Dish: C.264-2016

Object information

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Potter: Gérard, Jean-Nicholas




High-fired heavy earthenware square dish on four feet, very freely made. Unglazed underneath. On the upper side is a dark brown glaze, largely covered by yellow/honey glaze. Incised decoration to the brown glaze. Spot of blue.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from the 'Slipware' exhibition at the Rufford Craft Centre. 9th August 2004

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th Century-21st Century
1978 CE - Before 2004-08 CE

Components of the work

At Base Width 20 cm
At Extremities Width 41 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Firing (heating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Gérard
  • Location: Base
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.264-2016
Primary reference Number: 207910
Sale catalogue photo number: K75
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 27 January 2016 Updated: Wednesday 1 November 2017 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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