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Jar: C.579-2016

Object information

Awaiting location update


Potter: Ross, Duncan




Dark brown smoked stoneware jar, on a small foot. With stylised 'plant form' decoration.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from an exhibition at Primavera (Cambridge), May 1995

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 13.1 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th Century
After 1943 CE - Before 1995-05 CE

Components of the work

At Widest Point Diameter 15.4 cm
At Base Diameter 3 cm

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: DR
  • Location: Base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.579-2016
Primary reference Number: 208243
Sale catalogue photo number: K539
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 9 February 2016 Updated: Wednesday 19 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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