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Dish: C.677-2016

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Potter: Yamamoto, Toshu




Bizen-style small wood-fired rounded stoneware square dish (hachi). Of reddish brown colour with dark natural ash deposits. Six red circular areas shielded from ash.
Comes with a fitted wooden box with seal.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from Christie's auction, BUNKAJIN-6733, Lot 342. 18th June 2003

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Length: 24.5 cm
Width: 24 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th Century
1906 CE - Before 1994 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

Box composed of wood

Materials used in production

Ash deposit

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.677-2016
Primary reference Number: 208357
Sale catalogue photo number: K30
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Audit data

Created: Friday 12 February 2016 Updated: Wednesday 4 March 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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