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Dish: C.264-2016

Object information

Maker(s)

Gérard, Jean-Nicholas (Potter)

Description

High-fired heavy earthenware square dish on four feet, very freely made. Unglazed underneath. On the upper side is a dark brown glaze, largely covered by yellow/honey glaze. Incised decoration to the brown glaze. Spot of blue.

Notes

History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from the 'Slipware' exhibition at the Rufford Craft Centre. 9th August 2004

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

20th-21st century
1978 CE - Before 2004-08 CE

Components of the work

At Base Width 20 cm
At Extremities Width 41 cm
Decoration Underneath

Materials used in production

Glaze Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Firing (heating) Glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Gérard
  • Location: Base
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.264-2016
Primary reference Number: 207910
Sale catalogue photo number: K75
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Wednesday 27 January 2016 Updated: Wednesday 1 November 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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