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Box and lid: C.561 & A-2016

Object information

Awaiting location update


Potter: Rogers, Phil




Small round salt-glaze stoneware box with domed lid. Light brown/tan with iron spots outside, greenish ash-glaze inside.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from an Oxford Ceramics Fair, 27th October 2001

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th Century-21st Century
After 1951 CE - Before 2001-10 CE

Components of the work

Inside composed of ash-glaze ( greenish)
At Base Width 5.2 cm
At Extremities Width 8.8 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: PR
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.561 & A-2016
Primary reference Number: 208220
Sale catalogue photo number: K317
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 9 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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