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Bowl with spout: C.228-1934

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Potter: Kenzo (Sekune Benjiro)

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Description

Footed and spouted stoneware pouring bowl, with the rim folded over. Chocolate brown body with felspar grains, unglazed. Brushed decoration in enamel colours (inside and out) of autumn flowers in white, green, grey and black, over a patch of white slip on one side. Foot ring not completely scooped out.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased from Frank Brangwyn, using the Glaisher Fund

Place(s) associated

  • Kyoto ⪼ Japan

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

Note

In the style of Kenzo ( Sakune Benjiro) cf. Fig.146, p.176 of 'The Art of Ogata Kenzan' ( Richard L. Wilson)

Components of the work

Decoration composed of pigment ( white, green, grey and black)
Exterior composed of slip ( white)
Bowl Diameter 13.50 cm
Foot Diameter 7.00 cm
White Height 7.50 cm

Materials used in production

chocolate brown body with felspar grains Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Altering
Turning
Throwing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: KENZO ( SEKUNE BENJIRO)

  • Text: Kenzo ( Sekune Benjiro ) characters in an oval seal
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Maker's mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.228-1934
Primary reference Number: 73307
BJ.69
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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