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Teapot and lid: C.675 & A-2016

Object information

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Potter: Yamada, Yoji




Soda-glaze globular teapot, with side handle. Iron slip with simple resist decoration giving orange colour.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from the 'Japanese Pottery' exhibition at the Harlequin Gallery, no. 74. 9th March 2008

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 11 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th-21st century
After 2007 CE - Before 2008 CE

Components of the work

At Widest Point Diameter 18 cm
At Base Diameter 5.5 cm
Lid, At Base Diameter 6.3 cm
Lid, At Widest Point Diameter 6.5 cm
Total Height 12.5 cm
Lid Height 2.8 cm

Materials used in production

soda Glaze

Techniques used in production

Slip coating

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Maze Hill Pottery
  • Location: Side near base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark

Inscription present: largely obscured by glaze

  • Text: Crescent, and another symbol between the arms of the crescent
  • Location: Side near base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.675 & A-2016
Primary reference Number: 208354
Sale catalogue photo number: K708
Exhibition number: 74
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Audit data

Created: Friday 12 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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