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Bowl: C.248-2016

Object information

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Potter: Fouilhoux, Jean-Francois




Large porcelain hand-built bowl with green celadon glaze (fired seven times) carved from a block. Oval in shape, with ribs and deep incisions.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from a 'Pots from France' exhibition, by Jack Blackburn of Youlgreave

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 11.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th-21st century
After 1947 CE - Before 2003-08 CE

Components of the work

At Base Width 11 cm
At Extremities Width 45.5 cm

Materials used in production

green Celadon glaze

Techniques used in production

Decoration (process)
Hand built

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: JFF
  • Location: Base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.248-2016
Primary reference Number: 207894
Sale catalogue photo number: K151
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Audit data

Created: Monday 25 January 2016 Updated: Wednesday 1 November 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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