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Vase: C.375-2016

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Potter: Leach, Bernard




Stoneware cut sided vase of tapering form to everted rim. Tenmoku glaze.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft at Bonhams auction No. 26786, No (lot?). 135. 29th November 1995. Originally purchased at the Marjorie Parr Gallery, 1973 April.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 27.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • St Ives ⪼ Cornwall ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th Century
After 1920 CE - Before 1972 CE

Components of the work

Base Diameter 15.8 cm
Widest Point Diameter 15.8 cm

Materials used in production

Tenmoku glaze

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: St. Ives. BL
  • Location: Side of base
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.375-2016
Primary reference Number: 208021
Sale catalogue photo number: K111
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Audit data

Created: Friday 29 January 2016 Updated: Tuesday 11 December 2018 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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