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Vase: C.37-1972

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Potter: Coper, Hans




Creamy-white stoneware thrown in separate parts and joined, stained a non-uniform brown and covered with a semi-transparent matt cream slip and textured. Interior stained dark brown. Central discoid body on a cylindrical foot, with a shorter cylindrical neck and wider cylindrical mouth. Lightly incised linear markings.


History note: Charles Handley-Read Collection; Thomas Stainton, executor of the Handley-Read Estate

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 30 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th Century, third quarter#
Elizabeth I
Production date: circa AD 1966

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of slip
Central Disk Width 17.5 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: in oval seal

  • Text: HC monogram
  • Location: On recessed base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Maker's mark

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.37-1972
Primary reference Number: 81863
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 11 December 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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