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Jar and lid: C.627 & A-2016

Object information


Temple, Byron (Potter)


Small unglazed black Raku porcelain jar, with three lugs. One of these is on the domed lid. A thin white (resist) curved band appears on the side.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from a Craft Potters Association Shop exhibition, Marshall Street. 1979

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 11 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th century
After 1942 CE - Before 1979 CE

Components of the work

At Base Diameter 6.9 cm
At Widest Point Diameter 7.5 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Firing (heating) Unglazed Resist

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: BT
  • Location: On the side
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.627 & A-2016
Primary reference Number: 208298
Sale catalogue photo number: K137
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 11 February 2016 Updated: Wednesday 4 March 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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