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Coffee cup and saucer: C.514 & A-2016

Object information

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Potter: Pleydell-Bouverie, Katharine




Stoneware coffee cup and saucer. Tenmoku glaze over grey-blue ash glaze.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from John Rastall at Alfie's Antiques Market (Marylebone, London), 4th June 1998

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th Century
After 1920 CE - Before 1985 CE

Components of the work

Saucer Diameter 12.7 cm Height 1 cm
Cup (at Base) Diameter 6.5 cm
Saucer (at Base) Diameter 6.5 cm
Cup Diameter 7.4 cm Height 5.8 cm

Materials used in production

blue-grey Ash-glaze
Tenmoku glaze

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: KPB
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.514 & A-2016
Primary reference Number: 208171
Sale catalogue photo number: K457
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Audit data

Created: Monday 8 February 2016 Updated: Tuesday 11 December 2018 Last processed: Friday 29 September 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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