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Tea bowl: C.345-2016

Object information

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Potter: Kato, Hajimu




Shigaraki style wood-fired stoneware footed tea bowl, with heavy ash deposits. Variegated colours, tan, brown, dark grey, and creamy green


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from the Harlequin Gallery (Greenwich) exhibition, no. 58. 6th March 2005

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th Century-21st Century
After 1947 CE - Before 2005-03 CE

Components of the work

At Extremeties Diameter 12.5 cm
At Base Diameter 5 cm

Materials used in production

Ash deposit

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.345-2016
Primary reference Number: 207991
Sale catalogue photo number: K209
Exhibition number: 58
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 28 January 2016 Updated: Wednesday 1 November 2017 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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