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Pitcher: C.611-2016

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Potter: Shimaoka, Tatsuzo




Stoneware pitcher of medieval English form, with a strong pulled handle. Clear brown glaze over kaki glaze, the latter in narrow diagonal stripes over the curving sides.
Comes with a signed box.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from Christie's auction no. 6589, Lot 194. 19th June 2002

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Place(s) associated

  • Mashiko ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th-21st century
After 1938 CE - Before 2002-06 CE

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.611-2016
Primary reference Number: 208280
Sale catalogue photo number: K92
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Created: Wednesday 10 February 2016 Updated: Friday 27 November 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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