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Vase: C.286-2016

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Potter: Hamada, Shoji




Stoneware vase of tapering cylindrical form, with two lugs at the rim. Kaki glaze with resist stem/leaf motifs on the back and front.
No mark. Signed and sealed box.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from a Bonhams auction, No. 16215, Lot 43. 16th April 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
After 1900 CE - Before 1978 CE

Components of the work


Materials used in production

kaki Glaze

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: with seal
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.286-2016
Primary reference Number: 207932
Sale catalogue photo number: K43
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 27 January 2016 Updated: Wednesday 4 March 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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