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Bottle: C.38-1972

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Auld, Ian (Potter)

Description

Stoneware, slab and hand built, and covered with creamy-white to buff matt glaze. Square body with a tall, narrow cylindircal neck, and a pared down rim. The square body is heavily textured, covered all over except for the base with a creamy-white to buff matt glaze, which has run from the sharp edges. The lower parts of all four sides are stained with splashes of rust-brown, from which the glaze has receded

Notes

History note: Charles Handley-Read Collection

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 40 cm
Width: 9 cm

Relative size of this object

9 cm40 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1972-06-13) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

Third quarter of 20th Century
Elizabeth II
Circa 1960 - 1970

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Exterior

Materials used in production

creamy-white to buff matt overall except for base Glaze Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Slab-building : Buff stoneware, slab- and hand-built, and covered with creamy-white to buff matt glaze, except for the base
Hand-forming

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: impressed rectangular seal with IA

  • Text: IA
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Maker's mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.38-1972
Primary reference Number: 74739
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 14 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Bottle" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/74739 Accessed: 2022-08-08 07:59:43

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