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Jar and lid: C.629 & A-2016

Object information

Awaiting location update


Potter: Temple, Byron




Small wood-fired porcelain jar with four lugs and a domed lid. 'Toasted' pale salmon colour with ash speckles.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from the Craft Potters Association Shop, Marshall Street. 14th March 1980

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Muchelney ⪼ Somerset ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th Century
After 1960 CE - Before 1962 CE

Components of the work

At Extremities Width 10.5 cm
At Base Width 6.5 cm

Materials used in production

speckles Ash deposit

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: BT
  • Location: On the side
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: Muchelney
  • Location: On the side
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.629 & A-2016
Primary reference Number: 208300
Sale catalogue photo number: K135
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 11 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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