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Food bowl: C.167-1934

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Potter: Ogata, Kenzan (1663-1743)

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Description

Stoneware footed bowl with everted foliate rim, thrown and turned. Red buff-body covered with a white slip leaving the body showing in a band below the rim. Decorated with bamboo in black, then further small patches of white slip (to indicate snow-covered bamboo), and final cover of clear glaze.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Bought from Frank Brangwyn, using the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.10 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Kyoto ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century
Edo Period (1615-1868)
Circa 1700 - Circa 1799

Components of the work

Decoration composed of brush painting ( white slip and black pigment)
Rim Diameter 10.90 cm
Foot Diameter 4.50 cm

Materials used in production

clear Glazing (coating)
Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)
Turning
Throwing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: KENZAN

  • Text: brushed mark of Kenzan in white panel
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Brushed
  • Type: Maker's mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.167-1934
Primary reference Number: 72423
Old number: BJ.151
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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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