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Tea bowl: C.253-1934

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Maker(s)

Joso-Soshitsu 1673-1704 (Potter)

Description

Wood-fired stoneware tea bowl, hand-formed and carved. Very shallow foot. Heavy sliced sides. Decorated with sprinkled ash prior to firing.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 9.40 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Bizen ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 17th-early 18th Century
Edo (Japanese period, 1615-1868)
Circa 1675 CE - 1704 CE

Note

Joso - Soshitsu 1673 - 1704 ( Urasenke V )

Components of the work

Decoration composed of ash ( ash being sprinkled on the tea bowl prior to firing) Bowl Diameter 11.30 cm
Foot Diameter 4.40 cm

Materials used in production

Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Slicing Hand forming and carving

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.253-1934
Primary reference Number: 73669
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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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