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Vase: C.154-2016

Object information

Awaiting location update


Potter: Collins, Nic




Wood-fired stoneware vase. Freely thrown, with globular form and strong rim. Stony body, leading to several holes from the throwing, repaired by clay patches on the inside. Fired on its side on three wads. Shino and natural ash glaze give variegated grey, greens, browns, tans, and cream colours. Many iron spots and feldspar grains.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft at an Oxford Ceramics Fair, 25th October 2008.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 31.8 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 2008-10 CE

Components of the work

At Extremeties Diameter 10.7 cm
At Base Diameter 9.7 cm

Materials used in production

natural Ash glaze
Shino glaze

Techniques used in production

Throwing (pottery technique)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: mostly covered by glaze

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

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.154-2016
Primary reference Number: 207797
Sale catalogue photo number: K184
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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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