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Tea bowl: C.239-1934

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Kenzan (Studio)

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Description

Footed light coloured stoneware tea bowl, thrown and turned. Decorated with flowers in white, brown, blue and yellow, with green leaves and stems, on dark green background. With a shiny brown, nearly lustrous, glaze

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Bought from Frank Brangwyn, using the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.50 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Kyoto ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century, Late-19th Century, Early#
Edo Period (1615-1868)
Circa 1775 - Circa 1825

Components of the work

Decoration composed of pigment ( white, brown, blue, yellow, green and dark green)
Bowl Diameter 13.80 cm
Foot Diameter 6.30 cm

Materials used in production

dark green body Stoneware
Glaze

Techniques used in production

Turning
Throwing
Glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: KENZAN

  • Text: KENZAN in white panel
  • Location: In panel on side of the bowl
  • Method of creation: Brushed
  • Type: Maker's mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.239-1934
Primary reference Number: 73429
Old number: BJ.153
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Audit data

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

Associated departments & institutions

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

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