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Flask: C.1-1990

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 12 (Adeane)


Potter: Leach, John




Stoneware, with red-brown flamed finish and dribbles of yellowish-green glaze. Bag-shaped with, at the top, an upright cylindrical neck and arched handle


History note: Primavera, 10 King's Parade, Cambridge

Legal notes

Purchased with the Zoë Hadwen Fund and a grant from Eastern Arts Association

Measurements and weight

Height: 22.7 cm
Width: 15.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Muchelney ⪼ Somerset ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1990) by Primavera


20th Century, Late#
Elizabeth II
Production date: dated AD 1989


The flask is based on a Chinese flask form

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Part composed of glaze ( yellowish-green)

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Throwing : Stoneware, with red-brown flamed finish, partly covered with yellowish-green glaze

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: JL back to back/MUCHELNEY/1989
  • Method of creation: Impressed in seal
  • Type: Maker's mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1-1990
Primary reference Number: 71535
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Audit data

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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