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Teapot and lid: C.676 & A-2016

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Potter: Yamakachi, Yichiro

Entities

Categories

Description

Bizen-style small wood-fired stoneware teapot, with an added open spout, but no handle. The domed lid has a knob in the form of a shrimp. Incised 'wave' decoration around the shoulder. Colours are brown and black.
Comes with a cardboard box covered with red and black brocade.

Notes

History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from an exhibition at the Harlequin Gallery. 13th January 2005

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

20th-21st century
Production date: before AD 2005-01

School or Style

Bizen

Components of the work

Box composed of brocade ( red and gold) cardboard

Materials used in production

Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Wood-firing
Incising
Covering

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.676 & A-2016
Primary reference Number: 208356
Sale catalogue photo number: K41
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Audit data

Created: Friday 12 February 2016 Updated: Wednesday 4 March 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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