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Jug: C.23-1997

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Pottery: Haxby Pottery
Potter: Haxby, Colin
Designer: Frost, Terry




Hybrid body (stoneware?), moulded, and printed in black and red. Cylindrical with slightly swelling sides and projecting lip; strap handle. Decorated on each side with group of large spots with above a curved line tapering at both ends and below a semi-circle with a curved line tapering at both ends under it. On the handle there are five large spots of alternate colours.


History note: Sims Gallery, 22 Fore Street, St. Ives, Cornwall.

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 25.5 cm
Width: 20.6 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Diss ⪼ Norfolk ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1997-06-10) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


20th Century
Production date: circa AD 1978


The proprietor of the pottery was Colin Haxby

Components of the work

Decoration composed of ceramic printing colour ( black and red)
Base Diameter 12.0 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Moulding : Hybrid body (stoneware?), moulded, and printed in black and red.

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Terry Frost./7/10
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: In black enamel
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.23-1997
Primary reference Number: 73356
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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