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Slab pot: C.27-1981

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Potter: Auld, Ian




Stoneware with incised decoration and tenmoku and cream glazes. Rectangular n plan with straight sides and rectangular mouth. Decorated with incised lines running round the pot horizontally. One line about half way up; a pair after an interval; and three more after another interval.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs Zöe Ellison

Measurements and weight

Depth: 6.4 cm
Height: 18.8 cm
Width: 9.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1981-04-08) by Ellison, Zoë, Mrs


20th Century, third quarter#
Elizabeth II
Production date: circa AD 1965

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Surface composed of glaze ( tenmoku and cream)

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Slab-building : Stoneware, slab-built, with incised decoration and tenmoku and cream glazes
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: slanting I next to A

  • Text: IA
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted in red
  • Type: Maker's mark

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.27-1981
Primary reference Number: 73964
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 9 August 2022 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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