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Egg cup: C.37-1981

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Pottery: The Leach Pottery




Stoneware, thrown, with greyish, brown mottled tenmoku glaze. Cylindrical

Legal notes

Given by Mrs Zoë Ellison

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 4.7 cm
Height: 3.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • St Ives ⪼ Cornwall ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th Century, Mid
Elizabeth II
Circa 1955 CE - 1970 CE

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Visible Surfaces composed of tenmoku glaze

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Thrown : Stoneware with tenmoku glaze

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: round seal with S crossed by I and a dot above and below the I

  • Text: SI monogram
  • Location: On side next to base
  • Method of creation: Impressed seal
  • Type: Pottery mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.37-1981
Primary reference Number: 74711
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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