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Tea bowl: C.147-1934

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Potter: Tanzan (1813 - 1887)

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Description

Footed earthenware tea bowl, thrown, turned and sliced. Spiral in foot ring. Pale buff glaze decorated in black with two Japanese storks on tree, with leaf sprays, imitating an ink drawing.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.30 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Kyoto ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th Century, Mid#
Edo Period (1615-1868)
Circa 1950 CE - 1887 CE

Note

Morse p.231 No.3237 (closest)

Components of the work

Exteror composed of pigment ( black ink)
Bowl Diameter 9.10 cm
Decoration

Materials used in production

pale buff glaze Glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)
Turning
Throwing
Slicing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: TANZAN

  • Text: potter's signature TANZAN
  • Location: By the foor ring
  • Method of creation: Brushed
  • Type: Maker's mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.147-1934
Primary reference Number: 72054
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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