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Water container: C.250-1934

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Pottery)

Description

Stoneware water container, thrown, turned and altered by ‘squaring‘. Light grey glaze with overglaze enamels with seasonal flowers on the four sides, in various colours including gold. Band of diamond patterns around top, with chrysanthemum decoration below the band at each corner. RAIMON (thunder, key-clef) pattern around rim.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 13.60 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Kyoto ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th century
Edo Period (1615-1868)
Circa 1700 CE - Circa 1799 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( green, red, yellow, brown and black) gold Base Diameter 10.60 cm
Rim Diameter 13.70 cm

Materials used in production

light grey glaze Glaze Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) Turning Throwing Altering

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.250-1934
Primary reference Number: 73608
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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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