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Vase: C.397-2016

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Potter: Leach, Janet

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Description

Wood-fired stoneware vase in Bizen/Iga style. Cylindrical base, from which rises a long wide neck. At the top are two lugs. Unglazed grey body, with brown fire markings.

Notes

History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from Henry Rothschild's 'Thirty-Seven Potters Return to Kettle's Yard' exhibition, at Kettle's Yard. May 1983

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

20th century
After 1918 CE - Before 1983-05 CE

School or Style

Bizen

Materials used in production

Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Unglazed
Wood-firing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: two marks

  • Text: St Ives and JL
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.397-2016
Primary reference Number: 208042
Sale catalogue photo number: K128
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Audit data

Created: Monday 1 February 2016 Updated: Tuesday 11 December 2018 Last processed: Wednesday 31 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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