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Sake bottle: C.12-1935

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery

Maker(s)

Potter: Kimura Chojuro Tomokiyo (1789-1849)

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Description

Stoneware bottle of double-gourd shape, with twisted handle and elaborate wild-vine leaf decoration. Wood fired with natural ash deposits in black, also an area of green glaze from applied ash.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Given by Frank Brangwyn

Measurements and weight

Height: 23.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Inbe ⪼ Bizen ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1935-05-01) by Brangwyn, Frank

Dating

Early 19th Century
Edo period (late)
Circa 1800 CE - Circa 1825 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of clay ( a twisted handle and elaborate wild-vine leaf decoration)
Parts composed of ash glaze ( black) glaze ( green)
Bottle Diameter 15.7 cm Diameter 6.7 cm
Rim Diameter 3.6 cm

Materials used in production

Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Turning
Throwing

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.12-1935
Primary reference Number: 71586
Brangwyn Number: 193
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 November 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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