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Jug: C.408-2016

Object information


Leach, John (Potter)


Small wood-fired stoneware jug. Unglazed outside, but fly ash on one side. Brown glaze inside, and olive green/brown glaze on the rim. Iron spots


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from the Oakwood Gallery (Edwinstowe), 13th April 2003

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 26.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Muchelney ⪼ Somerset ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th-21st century
After 1965 CE - Before 2003-04 CE

Components of the work

At Base Width 12 cm
At Extremities Width 13 cm

Materials used in production

fly ash Ash deposit Glaze Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Wood-firing Glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Muchelney
  • Location: Base
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.408-2016
Primary reference Number: 208053
Sale catalogue photo number: K87
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Audit data

Created: Monday 1 February 2016 Updated: Wednesday 1 November 2017 Last processed: Wednesday 8 September 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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