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Tea bowl: C.363-2016

Object information

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Potter: Koie, Ryoji




Footed stoneware tea bowl (yunomi). Grey body with iron spots. Thick white slip on part of the foot. Two-tone grey splashed decoration with large rust-coloured spots.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from Bonhams auction no. 31364, Lot 162. 12th November 2002

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th-21st century
After 1957 CE - Before 2002-11 CE

Components of the work

At Base Diameter 6.4 cm
At Widest Point Diameter 9.7 cm

Materials used in production

Slip coating

Techniques used in production

Slip coating

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.363-2016
Primary reference Number: 208009
Sale catalogue photo number: K595
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Audit data

Created: Friday 29 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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