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Jug: C.11-1997

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Current Location: Location name not in use


Potter: Keeler, Walter




Cream-coloured earthenware, thrown, shaped, and decorated with green, brownish-yellow, grey, and black glazes

Cream-coloured earthenware, thrown, shaped, and decorated with green, brownish-yellow, grey, and black glazes. The jug has a circular base with a wavy edge. The basically cylindrical body has six lobes and leans backwards towards the handle, which is a broad, ear-shaped strpa with two vertical depressions, and a central vertical ridge. The lip projects on the opposite side. The outside is decorated with irregular areas of the coloured glazes. The base is mottled in green on the cream body.


History note: Contemporary Applied Arts, 2 Percy Street, London, W1P 9FA

Legal notes

Purchased with the J.R.V. Smyth Fund and a grant from Eastern Arts Association

Measurements and weight

Height: 17.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Penalt ⪼ Gwent ⪼ Wales

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1997-03-03) by Contemporary Applied Arts


20th Century, Late#
Elizabeth II
Production date: AD 1996

School or Style

Studio Ceramics
Contemporary Craft

Components of the work

Handle-lip Width 20.6 cm

Materials used in production

green, brownish-yellow, grey, and black Glaze

Techniques used in production

Firing (heating)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.11-1997
Primary reference Number: 71371
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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