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Bowl: C.5-1986

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Potter: Hamada, Shoji




Stoneware, thrown, with grey glaze and brushed iron decoration. Circular with curved sides, standing on a low footring

Legal notes

Given by Mrs D.N. Harding

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 17.8 cm
Height: 7.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1905-06-08) by Keirincx, Alexander


George V
Production date: circa AD 1925


Hamada worked in England between 1920 and 1923 and after touring Europe returned to Japan. He visited England again in 1929 and exhibited in London at Paterson's Gallery. The donor was doubtful about the date of this pot, if made earlier it could have been made in England.

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Decoration composed of iron oxide

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Throwing : Stoneware, thrown, with grey glaze and brushed iron decoration.

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.5-1986
Primary reference Number: 75393
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 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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