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Platter: C.656-2016

Object information

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Potter: Welch, Robin




Large raku platter, with rim. Cream and buff glazes on the front, heavily crackled, and black spots. Black on the back.


History note: Obtained by Shakeshaft from Robin Welch Ceramics, Stradbroke, Eye

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th Century-21st Century
After 1936 CE - Before 2015 CE

Components of the work

At Base Width 22 cm
At Extremities Width 36.5 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Firing (heating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Robin Welch
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.656-2016
Primary reference Number: 208332
Sale catalogue photo number: K681
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Audit data

Created: Friday 12 February 2016 Updated: Wednesday 19 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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