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Vase: C.36-1972

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Object information

Titles

Vase

Maker(s)

Coper, Hans (Potter)

Description

Stoneware, thrown in two parts, partially coated with manganese-black slip and abraded. Plum-shaped body supported on a cylindrical base.

Notes

History note: Charles Handley-Read (d. 1972);

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 27 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Frome ⪼ Somerset ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1972-07-13) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

Third quarter of 20th Century
Elizabeth II
Circa 1966 CE - Circa 1970 1970 CE

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Decoration: composed of slip ( manganese-black) Base: Diameter 10 cm
Rim: Width 16 cm
Parts:

Materials used in production

Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Stoneware, thrown in two parts, partially coated with manganese-black slip and abraded

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: oval seal with HC

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

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.36-1972
Primary reference Number: 81864
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 31 March 2021 Last processed: Thursday 1 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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