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Column: C.265-2016

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Potter: Godfrey, Ian




Grogged stoneware column. With a detachable 'hut' in the top, also a 'drawer' near the base. Combed decoration. Brown oxide wash.
No mark.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 22.6 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th Century
After 1960 CE - Before 1992 CE

Components of the work

Base Diameter 4 cm
At Base Diameter 5.3 cm
At Widest Point Diameter 9 cm

Materials used in production

brown Wash

Techniques used in production

Decoration (process)

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.265-2016
Primary reference Number: 207911
Sale catalogue photo number: K113
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 27 January 2016 Updated: Friday 15 September 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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