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Lidded Pot: C.80 & A-1992

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 12 (Adeane)

Titles

Lidded Pot

Maker(s)

Potter: Batterham, Richard

Entities

Categories

Description

Speckled grey stoneware, thrown, shaped, and incised, the interior, deorative band on the exterior, and cover covered with translucent, crazed, greenish-grey glaze, the lower part of the jar with dark-brown iron-glaze; base and underside of the flange of the cover, unglazed. Ovoid with four angles at the shoulder, a projecting band above, and an everted, flat-topped rim domed cover with a swirl in the centre, and a flanged edge. Below the rim of the jar there is a double row of tooled triangles creating a border pattern.

Notes

History note: Bonhams, 15 November 1990, Contemporary Ceramics, p. 83, lot 314; purchased by John Keatley with the aid of a grant from W. & F. C. Bonham & Sons; the Contemporary Art Society

Legal notes

Given by the Contemporary Art Society

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 19.5 cm
Height: 22.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1992-07-20) by Contemporary Art Society

Components of the work

Decoration

Materials used in production

base and underside of the flange of the cover, unglazed Glaze
Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Speckled grey stoneware, thrown, shaped, and incised, the interior, chatter-tooled band on the exterior, and cover covered with translucent, crazed, greenish-grey glaze, the lower part of the jar with dark-brown iron-glaze; base and underside of the flange of the cover, unglazed
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: brown square label

  • Text: R 23
  • Location: Inside lid
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in blue ink
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.80 & A-1992
Primary reference Number: 76079
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 14 June 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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