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Tea bowl: C.485-2016

Object information

Maker(s)

O'Mahony, Marcus (Potter)

Description

Large and heavy wood-fired, and salt-glazed, footed porcelain chawan (tea bowl) with faceted sides. Green celadon glaze with (accidental) copper red.

Notes

History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from a Harlequin Gallery exhibition, no. 36. 29th April 2007

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 14.6 cm
Diameter: 8 cm
Height: 9.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

20th-21st century
After 1952 CE - Before 2007-04 CE

Materials used in production

Celadon glaze Salt-glaze Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Wood-firing Glazing

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.485-2016
Primary reference Number: 208137
Sale catalogue photo number: K354
Exhibition number: 36
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Friday 5 February 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

Citation for print

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