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Child's dish: C.12-2020

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Child's dish


Designer: Cooper, Susie
Decorator: Susie Cooper Pottery
Maker: Wood & Sons Ltd




Earthenware, moulded, painted underglaze.

Earthenware, moulded, painted underglaze.

Earthenware child’s dish, circular with deep sides and flat rim. Underglaze painting of a cat in brown-black, chasing a ball of blue wool which unravels around it. Band of pale brown around the rim. Underside concave withing foot-rim.


History note: Formerly in the collection of Susie Cooper; bequeathed to her son, Timothy Barker, who gave it to the Museum.

Legal notes

Given by Timothy Barker, son of Susie Cooper and Cecil Barker

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 17.3 cm
Height: 3.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Burslem ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2020-04-27) by Barker, Timothy


Circa 1934 - Circa 1938

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Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Susie Cooper / England / Handpainted / .UNDERGLAZE . / PERMANENT COLOURS
  • Location: Underside of base
  • Method of creation: Printed in grey-green
  • Type: Maker's mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.12-2020
Primary reference Number: 279157
Entry form number: 511
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 16 December 2020 Updated: Thursday 6 January 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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