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Mug: C.25-1997

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Haxby Pottery
Manufacturer: Haxby, Colin
Designer: Frost, Terry




Earthenware, printed onglaze in black and red with a geometrical design.

Earthenware, moulded, printed onglaze in black and red. Broad cylindrical mug with strap handle. Decorated on the outside with an abstract geometrical design of large spots, curved lines, rectangles and triangles with slightly curved sides.


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

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 11.0 cm
Height: 10.4 cm
Width: 15.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Diss ⪼ Norfolk ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th Century
Production date: circa AD 1978

Components of the work

Decoration composed of ceramic printing colour ( black and red)

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Moulding : Earthenware, moulded, printed onglaze in black and red.
Printed onglaze

Inscription or legends present

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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.25-1997
Primary reference Number: 73652
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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