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Plate: C.369-2016

Object information

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Potter: The Leach Pottery




Stoneware dinner plate. Willow tree decoration with tenmoku tree and blue hanging foliage. Tenmoku rim and underneath.


History note: Obtained by Shakeshaft from Stephen Woodruff's stall at an 'Earth & Fire' fair at Rufford Abbey Country Park, June 1996

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 4.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • St Ives ⪼ Cornwall ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th Century
After 1920 CE - Before 1996-06 CE

Components of the work

At Base Width 15.3 cm
At Extremities Width 29.7 cm

Materials used in production

Tenmoku glaze

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: St. Ives. Also 'ENGLAND'
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.369-2016
Primary reference Number: 208015
Sale catalogue photo number: K281
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Audit data

Created: Friday 29 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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