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Tea bowl: C.225-1934

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unknown

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Description

Footed stoneware tea bowl of Tenmoku form and khaki-coloured glaze over a dark brown iron glaze, decorated with brushed spots of lighter shade each with a short tail. Small fragments from kiln in base of well. Part of the rim reveals the base iron glaze. Small foot, reddish body.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.50 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Seto ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th/19th Century
Edo period (1615-1868) / Meiji period (1868-1912)
Circa 1700 CE - Circa 1899 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of pigment ( light brown)
Bowl Diameter 11.10 cm
Foot Diameter 3.80 cm

Materials used in production

Tenmoku form tea bowl with reddish body. Stoneware
khaki-coloured and dark brown iron Glaze

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)
Turning
Throwing

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.225-1934
Primary reference Number: 73291
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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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