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Can: C.38 & A-1985

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Current Location: In storage


Potter: Keeler, Walter




Salt-glazed stoneware, shaded from greyish-brown to greyish-blue, freckled finely on the body and cover and coarsely on the shoulder, handle, and spout. Of 'oil can' form.


History note: Primavera (Cambridge) Ltd., King's Parade, Cambridge

Legal notes

Purchased with the Zoƫ Hadwen Fund and a grant from Eastern Arts Association

Measurements and weight

Height: 22.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Penalt ⪼ Monmouth ⪼ Wales

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1985-12-09) by Primavera Ltd


20th Century, Late#
Elizabeth II
Production date: AD 1985


Walter Keeler began to make teapots or cans of this shape in 1981

School or Style

Studio Ceramics
Contemporary Craft

Components of the work

Whole With Spout Length 23.5 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.38 & A-1985
Primary reference Number: 74727
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 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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