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Oil bottle: C.119 & A-2016

Object information

Awaiting location update


Potter: Cardew, Seth




Stoneware oil bottle covered in a brown glaze. With screw stopper and narrow spout.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from the Craft Potters Association shop on Marshall Street, London

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 17.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Wenford Bridge (Pottery) ⪼ Cornwall ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2016) by Shakeshaft, John, Dr


20th Century
Circa 1981 CE - 1994-04 CE

Components of the work

At Extremities Width 12.5 cm
At Base Width 5 cm

Materials used in production

brown Glaze

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: two seals

  • Text: SC and Wenford Pottery
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.119 & A-2016
Primary reference Number: 207762
Sale catalogue photo number: K480
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Thursday 21 January 2016 Updated: Tuesday 11 December 2018 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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