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Tanji: C.97-1984

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Titles

Tanji

Maker(s)

Unknown (Pottery)

Description

Pickle jar. Porcelain, thrown, and glazed. This globular jar has a straight everted mouth and a deep footring with recessed base. It is undecorated and the glaze has a pale blue tone. The footring shows traces of sand from the firing support.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Gompertz Gift

Measurements and weight

Height: 14.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Punwon-ri kilns ⪼ Kwangju ⪼ Korea

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1984) by Gompertz, G. St. G. M., Mr and Mrs

Dating

19th century
Choson Dynasty (1392 - 1910)
Circa 1800 - 1850

Note

This container for pickles or spices (tanji) was made to be stacked, and therefore has a slightly splayed mouth.

Components of the work

Decoration composed of glaze Foot Width 7.5 cm
Rim Width 9 cm

Materials used in production

Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Porcelain, thrown, and glazed
Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.97-1984
Primary reference Number: 16523
Old object number: W
Box number: 103
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 26 April 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 27 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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