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Cha-no-Yu (Way of Tea): C.194 & A-2016

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Cha-no-Yu (Way of Tea)


Waal, Edmund de (Potter)


Porcelain teapot with lugs and wire handle. The skirt effect is caused by extending the sides downwards away from the main body.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from an exhibition at Primavera (Cambridge) no. 37. 14th March 1996

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 20.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th century
After 1964 CE - Before 1996-03 CE

Components of the work

Handle composed of wire At Widest Point Diameter 18 cm
At Base Diameter 7 cm

Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.194 & A-2016
Primary reference Number: 207840
Sales catalogue number: K247
Exhibition: 37
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Created: Friday 22 January 2016 Updated: Friday 14 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 March 2021

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

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