Skip to main content

Jar and lid: C.22 & A-2016

An image of Jar and lid

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Alternative views

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Wood fired Bizen seed jar (tane-tsubo) in high fired stoneware, with characteristic dark red brown body. Unglazed except for yellow ochre? goma? (patches of fly ash) on shoulder and rim. Some feldspar inclusions.
With throwing rings. Kiln mark incised on shoulder. There is also an incised line 2.5 times around the shoulder.

Notes

History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from Gas Kimishima, 11th November 2002

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 22.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

16th century
1500 CE - 1599 CE

School or Style

Bizen

Components of the work

At Base Diameter 11.5 cm
At Extremeties Diameter 16.2 cm
Mark And Line

Materials used in production

Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Unglazed
Wood-firing
Glazing
Firing (heating)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.22 & A-2016
Primary reference Number: 207665
Sale catalogue photo number: K154
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Tuesday 19 January 2016 Updated: Tuesday 11 December 2018 Last processed: Saturday 27 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Jar and lid" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/207665 Accessed: 2022-10-01 02:26:53

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/207665 |title=Jar and lid |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-10-01 02:26:53|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-207665

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src="https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/imagestore/aa/aa39/C_22_20_26_20A_2016_1_201607_kly25_dc2.jpg"
        alt="Jar and lid"
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Jar and lid</figcaption>
    </figure>
</div>
    

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

Clay shabti jar lid

Accession Number: E.93.1902

Canopic jar

Accession Number: E.S.13

Canopic jar

Accession Number: E.S.14

Canopic jar

Accession Number: E.S.12

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...