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Sake bottle: C.23-1935

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Pottery: Unknown

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Description

Stoneware sake bottle of mallet shape with long thin neck. Thrown, turned and altered by ‘squaring’ the sides. Four feet added, one at each corner. Bizen dark body, unglazed but goma on shoulder and side. Two Kanji characters (longevity) on opposite sides.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Given by Frank Brangwyn

Measurements and weight

Height: 17.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Bizen ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1935-05-01) by Brangwyn, Frank

Dating

Edo Period (1615-1868)
Production date: AD 1700 : Morse says AD 1700

Note

Cf. Ceramic Art of the World. Vol. 4, p.157. Also Morse 385, Plate II

Components of the work

Decoration composed of impressed ( two Kanji characters of longevity on opposite sides)
Rim Diameter 1.6 cm
Sake Bottle Diameter 11.5 cm
Shoulder And Side

Materials used in production

Bizen dark body Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Altering
Turning
Throwing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.23-1935
Primary reference Number: 73347
Brangwyn number: 130
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Audit data

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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