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Platter: C.420-2016

Object information

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Potter: Lloyd-Jones, David




Round stoneware cheese-platter, with central boss/handle and flat rim. Tenmoku glaze on boss and underside, otherwise mottled brown/black with tri-foliate brush decoration.


History note: Commissioned by Shakeshaft from David Lloyd-Jones, and collected from Fulford House (York) 9th April 1979

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 9 cm

Place(s) associated

  • York ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th Century
After 1951 CE - Before 1979-04 CE

Components of the work

At Base Width 27.5 cm
At Extremities Width 36 cm

Materials used in production

Tenmoku glaze

Techniques used in production

Decoration (process)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: LJ
  • Location: Base
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.420-2016
Primary reference Number: 208068
Sale catalogue photo number: K707
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 3 February 2016 Updated: Wednesday 1 November 2017 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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