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Vase: C.143-2016

Object information

Awaiting location update


Potter: Collins, Nic




Small wood-fired stoneware vase with two lugs. Fired on its side on three shells, giving three tan circles. Shino glaze plus natural ash, grey-blue with iron spots.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from the 'Earth & Fire' fair at Rufford Abbey Country Park

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 14.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Dartmoor ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th Century-21st Century
After 1959 CE - Before 2000-06 CE

Components of the work

At Base Diameter 4.6 cm
At Widest Point Diameter 8.5 cm

Materials used in production

natural Ash-glaze
Shino glaze

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Nic Collins
  • Location: Base
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.143-2016
Primary reference Number: 207786
Sale catalogue photo number: K204
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 21 January 2016 Updated: Tuesday 11 December 2018 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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