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Cup and saucer: C.653 & A-2016

Object information


Walton, Sarah (Potter)


Saltglaze cup and saucer. Brown with iron spots.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from Primavera (Cambridge), 9th March 1983

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th-21st century
After 1971 CE - Before 1983-03 CE

Components of the work

Saucer, At Widest Point Diameter 14.7 cm
Cup, At Base Diameter 4.5 cm
Saucer, At Base Diameter 8 cm
Cup, At Widest Point Diameter 9.7 cm
Saucer Height 2.4 cm
Cup Height 7.6 cm
Total Height Height 8.4 cm

Materials used in production

Pottery Salt-glaze

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

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

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.653 & A-2016
Primary reference Number: 208329
Sale catalogue photo number: K600
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Audit data

Created: Friday 12 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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