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Tea bowl: C.126-1934

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Ninsei (Imitation)

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Description

Footed tea bowl, thrown and turned, of pale buff-coloured fine stoneware with a brown glaze (slightly lustrous) having a reserved area of double-gourd shape in which are painted in blue, green, yellowish-brown, brown and black enamels with a pine tree, a plum and a bamboo, crane , cloud and waves.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.40 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Kyoto ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 19th Century
Meiji Period (1868-1912)
Circa 1875 - Circa 1899

Components of the work

Decoration composed of pigment ( blue, geen, red, yellow and black)
Rim Diameter 11.00 cm
Foot Diameter 4.40 cm
Part

Materials used in production

Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Turning
Throwing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: oval Ninsei seal

  • Text: NINSEI
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Maker's mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.126-1934
Primary reference Number: 71686
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 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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