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Tea bowl: C.219-1934

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unknown

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Description

Footed cylindrical earthenware tea bowl with bright orange-red body. Underglaze decoration of seven cranes in a green and white landscape, the whole covered with a clear glaze which has degraded. The foot and the base of the bowl appear to be covered with a clear varnish.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.70 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Kyoto ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 18th-early 19th century
Edo period (1615-1868) / Meiji period (1868-1912)
Circa 1775 - Circa 1825

Components of the work

Wole composed of glazing (coating) ( clear glaze)
Foot And The Base composed of varnish ( clear)
Decoration composed of pigment ( green and white)
Rim Diameter 11.90 cm
Bowl Diameter 12.00 cm
Foot Diameter 5.50 cm
Parts

Materials used in production

bright-red body Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)
Hand built

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.219-1934
Primary reference Number: 73190
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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