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Jar and lid: C.393 & A-2016

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Potter: Leach, Janet




Small lidded stoneware jar. Black body with two stripes of clear glaze (or of shiny black glaze). Tenmoku glaze inside.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from Henry Rothschild's 'More British Potters' exhibition at Kettle's Yard, no. 237. 6th June 1972

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Place(s) associated

  • St Ives ⪼ Cornwall ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th Century
After 1956 CE - Before 1972-06 CE

Components of the work

Inside composed of tenmoku glaze

Materials used in production

clear or shiny black Glaze

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: two marks

  • Text: St Ives and JL
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.393 & A-2016
Primary reference Number: 208038
Sale catalogue photo number: K131
Exhibition number: 237
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Audit data

Created: Monday 1 February 2016 Updated: Tuesday 11 December 2018 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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