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

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Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Cha-no-Yu (Way of Tea)


Potter: Waal, Edmund de




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: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

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

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