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Vase: C.25-1996

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Current Location: In storage


Production: Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Factory




Buff stoneware, thrown, with beige speckled glaze, painted in iron-brown and red-brown. The base is mostly unglazed with dribles of beige glaze in the middle. the lower part of the jar has throwing ridges. The base is circular with tall slightly curving sides, sloping shoulders, and short neck. It is decorated with an abstract design of streaks and whirls, and with a wide dark-brown band on the shoulder


History note: Unknown before the donor, Mr Philip McClean

Legal notes

Given by Phillip McClean

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 25.8 cm
Height: 37 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Copenhagen ⪼ Denmark

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1996-07-15) by McClean, Philip


20th Century, third quarter#
Circa 1950 CE - 1970 CE

Components of the work

Rim Diameter 11.1 cm

Materials used in production

beige Glaze
buff Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Buff stoneware, thrown, glazed, and painted

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: three wavy lines one above the other
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: In blue
  • Type: Factory mark
  • Location: On base above the factory mark
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Decorator's mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.25-1996
Primary reference Number: 73651
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 26 July 2016 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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

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