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Sake bottle: C.118-1934

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unknown (Perhaps)

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Description

Stoneware sake bottle of globular form with long neck. Buff body, thrown and turned. Cream glaze, the neck and shoulders covered with pours in blue and green. Heavy pitting visible.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased from Frank Brangwyn, using the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 25.30 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Narita ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1934-09-20) by Brangwyn, Frank

Dating

Late 19th-early 20th Century
Meiji Period (1868-1912)
Circa 1875 - Circa 1925

Components of the work

Parts composed of glaze ( pours in blue and green glaze on the neck and shoulders)
Bottle Diameter 14.10 cm
Rim Diameter 4.30 cm
Base Diameter 8.20 cm

Materials used in production

buff body Stoneware
cream Glaze

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)
Turning
Throwing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.118-1934
Primary reference Number: 71467
Old number: BJ.138
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

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

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