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Stem cup: C.14-2002

Object information

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Potter: Green, Alan Spencer




Porcelain stem cup, painted underglaze in red with three fish on the exterior of the bowl.

Porcelain, thrown, painted underglaze in red. Circular with curved sides, and slightly everted rim, standing on a tall, cylindrical stem which curves outwards towards the lower edge. The exterior of the bowl is decorated with three fish.


History note: Dr Sydney Smith, Cambridge (St Catherine's College), a former Syndic of the Fitzwilliam; Dr Donald Thomas Kellaway.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Dr D.T. Kellaway

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2002) by Kellaway, Thomas Donald, Dr


Elizabeth II
Circa 1970 CE - 1989 CE


This is an imitation of a Chinese stem cup

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoratin composed of high-temperature colour ( red)
Bowl Diameter 13.7 cm
Foot Diameter 4.3 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Throwing : Porcelain, thrown, painted underglaze in red.

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular white paper label

  • Text: 7
  • Method of creation: Inscribed in red biro
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: dark pink rectangular label

  • Text: SS
  • Method of creation: Inscribed in blue biro
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.14-2002
Primary reference Number: 82283
Entry form number: 177
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 13 August 2013 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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