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Jar: C.20-1983

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Potter: Green




Porcelain, thrown with grey cracked glaze, flashed pinkish-grey on one side. Of wide-shouldered ovoid form, tapering towards the base, with a short neck and outward curving rim


History note: Exhibited at Cambridge, Kettles Yard, Thirty-Seven Potters return to Kettles Yard, Together with Strange Delights gathered by Henry Rothschild in Europe and Overseas, 8-22 May 1983, no. 143.

Legal notes

Purchased with the J.R.V. Smyth Fund and with a 50% grant from Eastern Arts Association

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 21.8 cm
Height: 18.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1983-06-13) by Rothschild, Henry, Associates Ltd


20th Century, Late#
Elizabeth II
Production date: circa AD 1983

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Throwing : Porcelain, thrown and coated with grey crackled glaze, flashed pinkish-grey on one side
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: the letters are of equal size, although the form of the first two is of lower case letters

  • Text: asG
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Maker's mark

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.20-1983
Primary reference Number: 73015
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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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