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Pot: C.7-1986

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Potter: Odundo, Magdalene




Terracotta, handbuilt (coiled), burnished and reduced black in firing. The jar is globular with a short neck and slightly everted rim.


History note: Queensbury Hunt, 24 Brook Mews North, London, W.2

Legal notes

Purchased with the J.R.V. Smyth Fund and a grant from the Eastern Arts Association

Measurements and weight

Height: 27.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1986-06-09) by Queensbury Hunt


20th Century, Late#
Elizabeth II
Production date: circa AD 1983 : according to the vendor, the pot was made shortly after Odundo left the Royal College of Art where she studied from 1979-82

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Coiling : Earthenware, coiled, burnished, and fired
Firing (heating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Odundo
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Signature

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.7-1986
Primary reference Number: 75916
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 2 December 2022 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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