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Bowl: C.53-1932

Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown (Potter)

Description

Stoneware base, hand-built, of oval form. Grey glaze. Base trimmed by slicing. Five wad marks on base.

Notes

History note: Unknown before W.M. Tapp

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.30 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1932-10-14) by Tapp, W. M., Dr

Dating

19th century
Edo period (1615-1868) / Meiji period (1868-1912)
Circa 1800 - Circa 1899

Components of the work

Base Daimeter 13.00 cm
Rim Diameter 11.70 cm
Container Diameter 13.50 cm

Materials used in production

grey Glaze Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) Hand-built

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: KENZAN

  • Text: forged Kenzan mark
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Brushed
  • Type: Maker's mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.53-1932
Primary reference Number: 138089
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 20 May 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Bowl" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/138089 Accessed: 2022-07-02 09:44:37

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