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Tea bowl: C.231-1934

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unknown

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Description

Footed brick red stoneware tea bowl. With a thin orange-red crackled glaze, mottled with cream-pale green glaze runs. Three spur marks on lower side of bowl. Shape characteristic of Chojiro (first Raku potter).

Notes

History note: Previously in Sibying Collection, Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased from Frank Brangwyn, using the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.90 cm

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

This tea bowl is shaped characteristic of Chojiro ( first Raku potter )

Components of the work

Bowl Diameter 12.70 cm
Foot Diameter 5.40 cm

Materials used in production

orange-red, cream-pale green Glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.231-1934
Primary reference Number: 73334
BJ.86
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 16 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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