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Teapot and lid: C.325 & A-2016

Object information

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Potter: Howells, Joanna




Porcelain teapot with two lugs and forged steel handle. Decorated with wiped slip and indentations. Very pale blue (?) celadon glaze.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from an 'Earth & Fire' fair at Rufford Abbey Country Park, 24th June 2000

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 17.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th-21st century
After 1977 CE - Before 2000-06 CE

Components of the work

Handle composed of steel
At Extremities Diameter 16.5 cm
At Base Diameter 6 cm

Materials used in production

Celadon glaze
Slip coating

Techniques used in production

Slip coating

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.325 & A-2016
Primary reference Number: 207971
Sale catalogue photo number: K341
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 28 January 2016 Updated: Tuesday 11 December 2018 Last processed: Wednesday 31 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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