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Water container: C.265-1934

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unknown

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Description

Stoneware container of globular form, with no neck. Thrown and turned, with inset base. Dark-brown shiny glaze, with slight brush decoration in lighter brown.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 15.30 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Seto ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 19th-early 20th Century
Meiji Period (1868-1912)
Circa 1875 CE - Circa 1925 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of glaze ( lighter brown glaze)
Water Container Diameter 16.80 cm
Base Diameter 9.10 cm
Rim Diameter 9.10 cm

Materials used in production

dark brown shiny glaze Glaze
Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)
Turning
Throwing

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.265-1934
Primary reference Number: 73855
Old number: 10
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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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