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Vase: C.263-2016

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Potter: Geoffroy, Pascal

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Description

Large wood-fired stoneware vase of cylindrical form, with a short tapering collared neck. Red body with feldspar grains. Decorated by two splashes of Shino (?) glaze on the shoulder (with the vase horizontal) together with a few incisions. The vase was then fired on its side on three shells, giving ochre naural ash depsits. Colour is a red/brown/ochre.

Notes

History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from a 'Pots from France' exhibition at Rufford Craft Centre, No. PG-7. 12th March 2007

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 30.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

20th-21st century
1976 CE - Before 2007-03 CE

Components of the work

At Base Diameter 20 cm
At Widest Point Diameter 23.5 cm

Materials used in production

natural Ash deposit
Shino glaze
Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Wood-firing
Glazing

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.263-2016
Primary reference Number: 207909
Sale catalogue photo number: K223
Exhibition number: PG-7
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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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