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Bottle: C.374-2016

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Potter: Leach, Bernard




Porcelain bottle, indented vertically in six places with a straight edge. Transparent milky matt glaze.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from Henry Rothschild's exhibition 'More British Potters' at Kettle's Yard, no. 191. 6th June 1972

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 33.3 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 1972-06 CE

Components of the work

Widest Point Diameter 14 cm
Base Diameter 8.5 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: indistinct

  • Text: St. Ives. BL
  • Location: Side of base
  • Type: Mark

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.374-2016
Primary reference Number: 208020
Sale catalogue photo number: K114
Exhibition number: 191
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Audit data

Created: Friday 29 January 2016 Updated: Wednesday 21 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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