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Vase: C.670-2016

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Potter: Whiting, Geoffrey




Stoneware slab vase, with rectangular section and thrown neck and rim. Tenmoku glaze and brushed iron decoration.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from an exhibition at the Craft Potters Association Shop (Marshall Street) no. 152. 24th July 1979

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 29.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Avoncroft ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th Century
After 1949 CE - Before 1971 CE

Components of the work

At Base Diameter 10.2 cm Diameter 14.3 cm
At Widest Point Diameter 10.2 cm Diameter 14.3 cm

Materials used in production

Tenmoku glaze

Techniques used in production

Decoration (process)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: indistinct

  • Text: A
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: GW
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.670-2016
Primary reference Number: 208348
Sale catalogue photo number: K182
Exhibition number: 152
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Audit data

Created: Friday 12 February 2016 Updated: Wednesday 19 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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