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Tea caddy: C.388 & A-2016

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Potter: Leach, David

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Description

Fluted porcelain tea caddy, with lid. Golden-yellow ash glaze.

Notes

History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from the Craft Potters Association Shop (Marshall Street) exhibition, no. 103. September 1980

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 11.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Bovey Tracey ⪼ Devon ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

20th century
After 1955 CE - Before 1980-09 CE

Components of the work

Base Diameter 8 cm
At Extremities Diameter 9.5 cm

Materials used in production

golden-yellow Ash-glaze
Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing
Fluting

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: two marks

  • Text: Lowerdown and DL
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.388 & A-2016
Primary reference Number: 208033
Sale catalogue photo number: K67
Exhibition number: 103
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Audit data

Created: Monday 1 February 2016 Updated: Wednesday 1 November 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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