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Bowl: C.221-2016

Object information


Hiroshi, Ema (Potter)


Unglazed woodfired hemispherical hachi (bowl) with a small base and variegated red/orange body (high fired earthenware?). A Bizen potter, but not the usual dark body. Quartz inclusions?
No obvious mark. Accompanied by a signed box.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from the Harlequin Gallery exhibition, no. 1. 4th June 2006

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th-21st century
1953 CE - Before 2006-06 CE

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Materials used in production

possibly Earthenware

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.221-2016
Primary reference Number: 207867
Sale catalogue photo number: K53
Exhibition number: 1
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Audit data

Created: Monday 25 January 2016 Updated: Wednesday 4 March 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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