Skip to main content

Vase: C.279-2016

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Potter: Hamada, Shoji




Stoneware vase of ovoid form. Grey translucent glaze, partially revealing the reddish body in places. Two stem leaf brush designs and two deeper grey pours. Tenmoku glaze inside.
No mark. Accompanied by a box., but may not be the correct one, although it has a Hamada seal.


History note: Phillips auction No. 31126, Lot 3

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
After 1900 CE - Before 1978 CE

Materials used in production

grey Glaze
Tenmoku glaze

Techniques used in production

Decoration (process)

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.279-2016
Primary reference Number: 207925
Sale catalogue photo number: K45
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Wednesday 27 January 2016 Updated: Wednesday 4 March 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Vase" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-06-16 05:01:46

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=Vase |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-06-16 05:01:46|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...