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Teapot and lid: C.655 & A-2016

Object information

Awaiting location update


Potter: Walton, Sarah




Large saltglaze stoneware teapot. With a side handle and another lug handle above the spout. Mottled tan glaze.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from the 'Bernard Leach and the Leach Tradition' exhibition at the Harlequin Gallery, no. 109. 15th February 1998

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 15.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th Century
After 1971 CE - Before 1998-02 CE

Components of the work

At Base Diameter 11.5 cm
At Extremeties Diameter 27.5 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: SW
  • Location: Side below handle
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.655 & A-2016
Primary reference Number: 208331
Sale catalogue photo number: K421
Exhibition number: 109
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Audit data

Created: Friday 12 February 2016 Updated: Wednesday 1 November 2017 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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