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Model of gas fired kiln: C.13-1976

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Current Location: In storage


Potter: Gregory, Iain




Buff stoneware, hand-built, with applied ornament, partly coloured with brown slip, and salt-glazed. The kiln is has miniature pots and teapots on the top, on a shelf on the viewer's left of the kiln, and also inside it.

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 15.5 cm
Width: 13 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1976-06-06) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Late 20th Century
Elizabeth II
Production date: circa AD 1975

School or Style

Studio Ceramics
Contemporary Craft

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Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Hand-modelling : Stoneware, hand-modelled, and salt-glazed

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: circular seal with IG in monogram

  • Text: IG monogram
  • Location: On back
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Maker's mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.13-1976
Primary reference Number: 71799
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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