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Teapot and lid: C.342 & A-2016

Object information

Awaiting location update


Potter: Jelfs, John




Small stoneware teapot with indented decoration. Matt brown iron glaze, black where thick.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from an 'Earth & Fire' fair at Rufford Abbey Country Park. 28th June 1997

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 10 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Cheltenham ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th Century
After 1946 CE - Before 1997-06 CE

Components of the work

At Extremities Width 17 cm
At Base Width 8 cm

Materials used in production

soda Glaze

Techniques used in production

Throwing (pottery technique)

Inscription or legends present

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

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.342 & A-2016
Primary reference Number: 207988
Sale catalogue photo number: 255
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 28 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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