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Pitcher: C.384-2016

Object information

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Potter: Leach, David




Large wood-fired (?) stoneware pitcher, with ash glaze on shoulder, and tenmoku on rim and inside


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from the Craft Potters Association Shop, Marshall Street. 21st March 1975

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 34.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Bovey Tracey ⪼ Devon ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th century
After 1955 CE - Before 1975-03 CE

Components of the work

Rim, Inside composed of tenmoku glaze
Shoulder composed of ash-glaze
At Base Diameter 11.8 cm
At Widest Point Diameter 25.4 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: DL
  • Type: Seal

Inscription present: Pottery where the object was made

  • Text: Lowerdown
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.384-2016
Primary reference Number: 208236
Sale catalogue photo number: K8
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Tuesday 9 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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