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Sake bottle: C.135-1934

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unknown

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Description

Stoneware bottle of double-gourd shape. Thrown and turned, with inset base. Shiny brown glaze with ‘random‘ brush spots of creamy buff colour.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 17.90 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Kosugi ⪼ Kaga province ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Components of the work

Decoration composed of pigment ( creamy buff)
Rim Diameter 1.70 cm
Base Diameter 5.60 cm
Bottle Diameter 8.00 cm

Materials used in production

shiny brown Glaze
Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)
Turning
Throwing

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.135-1934
Primary reference Number: 71855
Old number: 116
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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