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Dish: C.12-2003

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Potter: Titchiner, Mark
Pottery: Chediston Pottery




Dish, earthenware, slip-coated, incised, painted in green slip, and glazed pale yellow

Dish, red earthenware, thrown, coated with white slip, painted in green slip and clear glazed pale yellow. apart from the footring which is undecorated. Wood-fired once. Circular with recessed base, deep gently curved sides with two grooves below the rim, and a group of thirteen short incised strokes in the centre. Decorated inside with a broad irregular circle of green slip, and six semi-circles of green slip at intervals round the rim. The glaze on the underside is variegated in green and yellow.


History note: Purchased from the potter at Chediston Pottery by Julia Poole, Senior Assistant Keeper of Applied Art on behalf of the Friends of The Fitzwilliam

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of The Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 44.4 cm
Height: 10.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Chediston ⪼ Suffolk ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2003-10-20) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


21st Century, Early
Elizabeth II
Production date: AD 2003


Mark Titchiner's slipware is raw-glazed and once fired in a wood-burning kiln. See letter of 16 November 2003 in the object's file in which he describes his tchnique.

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Surface composed of glaze ( apart from the footring; contains clay) slip ( apart from the footring)
Front composed of copper-oxide ( for the green decoration)

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Throwing : Red earthenware, thrown, coated with white slip, incised, painted in green (copper-oxide) and clear glazed pale yellow. apart from the footring which is undecorated. Wood-fired once.

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: square seal with corner at the top enclosing the letters M over T

  • Text: M over T
  • Location: On exterior
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Maker's mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.12-2003
Primary reference Number: 95737
Entry form: 197
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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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