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Tea bowl: C.261-2016

Object information

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Potter: Geoffroy, Pascal




Footed stoneware hand-built tea bowl. Crackled creamy-grey and dark grey glaze, flecked with gold/brown spots inside, and larger gold/brown areas outside. Decorated with blue branches and iron brown fruits.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from the Keramisto exhibition (No. 74) at Rufford Craft Centre. 6th June 2000

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th-21st century
After 1976 CE - Before 2000-06 CE

Components of the work

At Extremities Width 13 cm
At Base Width 5 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Hand built

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.261-2016
Primary reference Number: 207907
Sale catalogue photo number: K296
Exhibition number: 74
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 27 January 2016 Updated: Wednesday 1 November 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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