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Pot with wavy rim: C.1-2001

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Pot with wavy rim


Potter: Walford, James


  • Pot
  • Category: studio ceramics



Pale grey stoneware with mottled greyish-green celadon-type glaze inside and outside, except for base. Bulbous body with flaring neck with six-lobed wavy rim, standing on a footring.


History note: Peter Crabbe, 3 Pembroke Street, Cambridge

Legal notes

Given by Peter Crabbe

Measurements and weight

Height: 12.0 cm
Width: 11.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • South Nutfield ⪼ Surrey ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2001-01-22) by Peter Crabbe Antiques


20th Century, Mid
Circa 1950 CE - 1959 CE


This pot was probably made during the 1950s, before Walford's move to Crowborough in Sussex and his illness which forced him to abandon potting until 1977.

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Throwing : Thrown, with mottled greyish-green celadon-type glaze
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: impressed in circle

  • Text: JW
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Monogram

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1-2001
Primary reference Number: 20835
Entry form: 148
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 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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