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Vase: C.254-2016

Object information


Fuller, Nancy (Potter)


Wood-fired stoneware vase in the Shigaraki style. Coiled, altered and carved, Tabimakura (log shape) form. The anagama firing has given a creamy green ash deposit with a slight pink tinge on one side, some light tan on the other, and a glassy area on the rim.


History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from the Harlequin Gallery (Greenwich), 11th May 2008

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 17.1 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


21st Century
After 2000 CE - Before 2008-05 CE

Components of the work

At Widest Point Diameter 10.8 cm
At Base Diameter 8.8 cm

Materials used in production

Ash deposit Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Wood-firing Altering Coiling Carving

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.254-2016
Primary reference Number: 207900
Sale catalogue photo number: K540
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Audit data

Created: Monday 25 January 2016 Updated: Friday 8 January 2021 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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