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Okame: C.259-1934

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Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery




Maker: Unknown




A squate figure of a long-haired woman sitting on her haunches. She wears a yellow dress with black and red floral decoration. The underneath of the figure is a rather naturalistic rendering of a woman's back side etc. Buff coloured ware. Hollow.


History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 11.5 cm
Width: 11.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Components of the work

Decoration composed of pigment ( black and red)
Exterior composed of glaze ( yellow)

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Hand built

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.259-1934
Primary reference Number: 73759
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 November 2020 Last processed: Friday 29 September 2023

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

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