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Bottle: C.4-2016

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Lo-Yang (Possibly)




Tang style ovoid footed stoneware bottle, with an ochre glaze and four strap handles.
No mark.


History note: Bought by John Shakeshaft at a Cheffins auction

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 14.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2016) by Shakeshaft, John, Dr


Tang Dynasty (618-907)
8th Century
700 CE - 799 CE


This jar was tested by Thermoluminescence on 18 April 2016 and analysis showed that it was fired less than 100 years ago.

Components of the work

At Widest Point Diameter 17 cm
At Base Diameter 6.9 cm

Materials used in production

ochre Glaze
red Stoneware

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.4-2016
Primary reference Number: 207647
Sale catalogue photo number: K519
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 19 January 2016 Updated: Wednesday 11 May 2022 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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