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Stem cup: C.15-2002

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Potter: Green, Alan Spencer




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

Porcelain, thrown, with yellow glaze on the exterior and clear glaze on the interior. Circular with curved sides, and slightly everted rim, standing on a tall cylindrical stem which slopes outwards towards the lower edge. The interior of the bowl and the inside of the stem have clear glaze. The exterior of the bowl is yellow.


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: 8.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th Century, Late#
Elizabeth II
Circa 1970 CE - 1989 CE

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Bowl Diameter 14.5 cm
Foot Diameter 4.1 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Throwing : Porcelain, thrown, with yellow glaze on the exterior and clear glaze on the interior.

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular white paper label

  • Text: 8
  • 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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.15-2002
Primary reference Number: 82284
Entry form number: 177
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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