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Vase: C.274-2016

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Potter: Hamada, Shinsaku




Stoneware vase of globular form. With inset base and turned over rim. Iron slip covered with a black tenmoku glaze, then dipped (upside down) into kaki glaze to about one-quarter height.
No mark on the pot, but it comes with a signed and sealed box, and a certificate of authenticity.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from Phil Rogers's 'Hamada Shoji' exhibition (in Rhayader), no. 97. May 2008

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Place(s) associated

  • Mashiko ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th Century-21st Century
After 1945 CE - Before 2008-05 CE

Materials used in production

black Tenmoku glaze
kaki Glaze
Slip coating

Techniques used in production

Slip coating

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.274-2016
Primary reference Number: 207920
Sale catalogue photo number: K17
Exhibition number: 97
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 27 January 2016 Updated: Wednesday 1 November 2017 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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