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Cup: C.75L-1992

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Hamada, Shoji




Circular stoneware cup standing on a foot ring, from a tea set. The sides slope outwards and then upwards


History note: Purchased by the donor's late husband, Robert Hill, in 1935 or 1936. From the "Little Gallery" (Muriel Rose) Sloan Street, London.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs A. Priscilla Hill

Measurements and weight

Height: 6 cm
Width: 11.2 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1992) by Hill, Priscilla A., Mrs


20th century
Production date: circa AD 1935

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Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.75L-1992
Primary reference Number: 75994
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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