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Teapot and lid: C.449 & A-2016

Object information

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Potter: Maltby, John




Small teapot. With a thrown side handle, bound in raffia, at 90 degrees from the spout. Tenmoku glaze.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from Primavera (Cambridge) 30th March 1974

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 11.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th Century
After 1964 CE - Before 1974-03 CE

Components of the work

At Extremities Width 17.3 cm
At Base Width 5.5 cm

Materials used in production

raffia Organic
Tenmoku glaze

Techniques used in production

Throwing (pottery technique)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: SP
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.449 & A-2016
Primary reference Number: 208101
Sale catalogue photo number: K463
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 4 February 2016 Updated: Wednesday 19 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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