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Tea bowl: C.223-1934

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unknown

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Description

Hand-built footed tea bowl of rounded form with an irregular lip. Thick black glaze with red tinged areas. The foot is painted gold. Three wad marks visible under the gold paint. Raku spiral in foot ring. Many slices on outside. Tong mark on side

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn RA

Legal notes

Purchased from Frank Brangwyn, using the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.50 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th century
Edo period (1615-1868) / Meiji period (1868-1912)
Circa 1800 - Circa 1899

Components of the work

All Except Foot composed of glaze ( thick black glaze)
Foot composed of gold Diameter 4.80 cm
Bowl Diameter 10.70 cm

Materials used in production

Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Hand-built

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.223-1934
Primary reference Number: 73272
Old object number: C.31-1934
Old object number: G.Add 49
101
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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