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Tea bowl: C.587-2016

Object information

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Potter: Scalbert, Dauphine




Wood-fired footed stoneware tea bowl, of open form, freely thrown and turned rings. Yellow natural ash deposited on one side, over a grey base glaze inside and out. Hakeme creamy glaze covers about one-third of the inside area.
No clear mark.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from an 'Earth & Fire' at Rufford Abbey Country Park. 28th June 2008

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th-21st century
After 1955 CE - Before 2008-06 CE

Components of the work

Inside composed of glaze ( hakeme)
At Widest Point Diameter 15 cm
At Base Diameter 5 cm

Materials used in production

grey Glaze
natural Ash deposit

Techniques used in production

Turning (process)

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.587-2016
Primary reference Number: 208253
Sale catalogue photo number: K411
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 9 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

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