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Teapot: C.651 & A-2016

Object information

Awaiting location update


Potter: Walton, Sarah




Saltglaze teapot, with two lugs and a cane handle. Tan colour with darker brown brush 'dabs' and iron spots. Grey glaze inside.
Also, a small jug.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from Primavera (Cambridge) 23rd March 1979

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 10 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th Century
After 1971 CE - Before 1979-03 CE

Components of the work

Handle composed of cane
Teapot Height 19.8 cm
Teapot, At Extremities Width 16.5 cm
Teapot, At Base Width 7.5 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

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

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.651 & A-2016
Primary reference Number: 208327
Sale catalogue photo number: K265
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Audit data

Created: Friday 12 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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