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Dish: C.20-2016

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Stoneware footed Seto? Horse eye? dish (uma-no-me zara) with raised rim. A tenmoku glaze, revealed on the brown rim, under a yellowish-white glaze. The horse eyes are painted in brown on top. Six off centre spur marks are plain in the well.
Painted mark on base.


History note: Bought from Gas Kimishima, 11th November 2005

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Acquisition and important dates

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


Edo period (1615-1868) / Meiji period (1868-1912)
Early 19th Century
1800 CE - 1850 CE

Components of the work

Horse Eyes

Materials used in production

yellow-white Glaze Tenmoku glaze Paint Stoneware

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.20-2016
Primary reference Number: 207663
Sale catalogue photo number: K407
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Created: Tuesday 19 January 2016 Updated: Tuesday 11 December 2018 Last processed: Friday 26 March 2021

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

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