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Jar and lid: C.401 & A-2016

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Potter: Leach, Jeremy




Tall lidded jar of bulged cylindrical form, with fluted sides. Tenmoku glaze.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from the British Crafts Centre (now Contemporary Applied Arts), 16th September 1977

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 33.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Bovey Tracey ⪼ Devon ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th century
After 1970 CE - Before 1977-09 CE

Components of the work

Base Diameter 10.5 cm
Widest Point Diameter 16 cm

Materials used in production

Tenmoku glaze

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: two marks

  • Text: Lowerdown Pottery and J.L
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.401 & A-2016
Primary reference Number: 208046
Sale catalogue photo number: K7
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Audit data

Created: Monday 1 February 2016 Updated: Wednesday 19 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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