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Dish: C.481-2016

Object information

Awaiting location update


Potter: Newland, William




Large rectangular earthenware slipware 'wiggly waggly dish' with a raised rim. White slip decorated with many 'waves' in brown and black, also black spots around the rim. Yellow glaze overall.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from an exhibition at Contemporary Applied Arts, Percy Street. 19th February 1998

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Length: 52 cm
Width: 48.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th Century
After 1919 CE - Before 1998-02 CE

Materials used in production

yellow Glaze
Slip coating

Techniques used in production

Slip coating

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: WN 1983
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: WN 1989
  • Method of creation: Brushed
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.481-2016
Primary reference Number: 208133
Sale catalogue photo number: K727
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Audit data

Created: Friday 5 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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