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Egg cup: C.66-1992

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Current Location: In storage


Pottery: Eden Pottery




Earthenware decorated with slip

Red-brown earthenware, the upper part covered with cream slip and decorated in blue, two shades of green, orange, pink, and black slips, and powdered blue under clear glaze. The conical egg cup is supported by a cylindrical stem with a ring at the top, and two steps at the bottom which is attached to a curved, fish-shaped dish with a circular base. The exterior of the cup and stem are mottled in blue with dark green bands round the rim and ring. The dish is decorated to resemble a fish


History note: Sent by post from Eden Pottery

Legal notes

Given by Mr and Mrs Michael Eden

Measurements and weight

Height: 9 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Milnthorpe ⪼ Cumbria ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1992-04-27) by Eden, Michael, R and Mrs

Components of the work

Stand Width 13 cm

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: EDEN
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Maker's mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.66-1992
Primary reference Number: 75772
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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