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Tea bowl: C.425-2016

Object information

Awaiting location update


Potter: Louveau, David




Grey and white stoneware footed tea bowl. Some thick white slip brushwork, covered by an unctuous clear glaze. The body has prominent iron spots, and other inclusions.
No obvious mark.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from Jack Blackburn's 'Pots from France' stand at an 'Earth & Fire' fair at Rufford Abbey Country Park. 23rd June 2007

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th Century-21st Century
After 1971 CE - Before 2007-06 CE

Components of the work

At Extremeties Diameter 12 cm
At Base Diameter 5.5 cm

Materials used in production

clear Glaze
white Slip coating

Techniques used in production

Slip painting

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.425-2016
Primary reference Number: 208075
Sale catalogue photo number: K212
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 3 February 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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