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Pot: C.491-2016

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Potter: Owen, Elspeth




White earthenware unglazed thumb-pot. Cream colour with buff-pink variegations, and a few greenish spots.
No mark.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft at the 'Coming Round Again' exhibition at Primavera (Cambridge) no. 33. 31st October 1998

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th Century
After 1938 CE - Before 1998-10 CE

Components of the work

At Widest Point Diameter 10 cm
At Base Diameter 2 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.491-2016
Primary reference Number: 208143
Sale catalogue photo number: K94
Exhibition number: 33
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Audit data

Created: Friday 5 February 2016 Updated: Friday 11 December 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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