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Bottle: C.24-1983

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Potter: Magson, Mag




Stoneware, stained stoneware and porcelain, forming a tortoise shell pattern on both sides. Of broad oval outline, shallow D in section, standing on a small base, with a D-shaped mouth at the top.


History note: Purchased after exhibition at Cambridge, Kettles Yard, 8-22 May 1983, Thirty-Seven Potters return to Kettles Yard/Together with Strange Delights gathered by Henry Rothschild in Europe and Overseas, no. 236

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 21.1 cm
Width: 18.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Malton ⪼ Yorkshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


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

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Part composed of porcelain stoneware

Techniques used in production

Hand-forming : Stoneware, stained stoneware and porcelain

Inscription or legends present

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

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.24-1983
Primary reference Number: 73488
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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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