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Dish: C.495-2016

Object information

Awaiting location update


Potter: Parry, Stephen




Flat wood-fired stoneware dish of rounded rectangular form, on four feet. The upper side is decorated with an incised rectangle with indentations, and is covered with a creamy tan glaze, which show the effects of fly ash. The underside has strong flashing and reveals feldspar grains in the body, together with a clay 'button'.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from a woodfiring workshop at Whichford Pottery, 25th April 2009

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 2.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th Century-21st Century
After 1950 CE - Before 2005 CE

Components of the work

At Widest Point Diameter 26.5 cm
At Base, Feet Diameter 2 cm
Upper Side

Materials used in production

creamy tan Glaze
fly ash Ash deposit

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.495-2016
Primary reference Number: 208147
Sale catalogue photo number: K301
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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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