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Bowl: C.15-1982

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Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery


Potter: Kita, Kazuaki




Stoneware, covered with Tenmoku glaze with gold and purple iridescence. Conical bowl, standing on a narrow foot ring. The sides are horizontally ridged. the glaze covers the whole of the interior; on the exterior it terminates above the foot ring in a series of 'nipples'.
Mark on the base.


History note: Unknown before donor

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Given by Professor Shingo Shibata

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 14.5 cm
Height: 6.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1982-04-26) by Shibata, Shingo, Professor


20th century
Production date: after AD 1934

Components of the work

All Except Base composed of glaze ( Tenmoku glaze with gold and purple iridescence.)
Exterior composed of glaze ( The Tenmoku glaze terminates above the foot ring in a series of 'nipples'.)
Base Diameter 4.5 cm

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.15-1982
Primary reference Number: 72148
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 January 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 31 March 2021

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

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