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Bottle: C.404-1984

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Potter: Mathews, Heber




Buff stoneware decorated in iron-brown under a speckled beige glaze. Ovoid with cylindrical neck and projecting rim, standing on a footring. Decorated with two horizontal iron-brown lines below the rim. Base and footring unglazed

Legal notes

Given by Miss Monica Mathews

Measurements and weight

Height: 34.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1984) by Mathews, Monica, Miss


20th Century, Mid
George VI
Circa 1945 - 1955

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Visible Surfaces composed of glaze ( speckled beige)
Bands composed of iron-brown

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Throwing : Buss stoneware, thrown, and decorated with iron-brown bands under speckled beige glaze.

Inscription or legends present

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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.404-1984
Primary reference Number: 74940
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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