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Plate: C.60-2007

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Potter: Hamada, Shoji (Perhaps)




Red-brown stoneware with greyish mottled glaze, painted greyish-white and in iron brown. Circular (not perfectly) with slightly sloping rim, and shallow well, standing on a footring. The footring and a small area on either side of it are unglazed. The well is painted in greyish-white with a fish leaping to the right over a wave within a greyish white circle. There are four wavy greyish-white lines on the rim, and on its edge, a greyish-white bend between two iron-brown. The brown band continues on the reverse, where it has run into the greyish-white glaze. The design on the rim below the wave has become blurred during firing.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by P.H.D.S. Wikramaratna in memory of his brother Professor P.H. Diananda

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 25.5 cm
Height: 3.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2007-11-19) by Wikramaratna, P. H. D. S.


20th Century, third quarter#
Circa 1950 - 1970


Attribution uncertain

Components of the work

Decoration composed of iron

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: white rectangular strip stuck on with brown sticky tape

  • Location: On reverse inside footring
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black biro
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: rectangular red paper sticky label

  • Text: Daya
  • Location: On back within footring
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black biro
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.60-2007
Primary reference Number: 158293
Entry form: 976
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 15 August 2016 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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