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Vase: C.263-2016

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Potter: Geoffroy, Pascal




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.


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


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

Techniques used in production


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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