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Casserole: C.509 & A-2016

Object information

Awaiting location update


Potter: Hanssen Pigott, Gwyn




Wood-fired stoneware casserole, with two handles and lid. Shiny red-brown with carbon trapping.
The form is that of Michael Cardew's Volta Pottery casseroles.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from Phillips auction B1180 (Bath) part of Lot 449. 6th August 2001

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th-21st century
After 1950 CE - Before 2001-08 CE

Components of the work

At Base Diameter 12.2 cm
Lid, At Widest Point Diameter 17.3 cm
Lid, At Base Diameter 17 cm
At Widest Point Diameter 20.4 cm
Total Height 11.9 cm
Lid Height 4.2 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: H
  • Location: Side at base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.509 & A-2016
Primary reference Number: 208166
Sale catalogue photo number: K108
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Audit data

Created: Monday 8 February 2016 Updated: Wednesday 1 November 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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