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Tea caddy: C.271 & A-1934

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Pottery)

Description

Stoneware tea caddy with bulge at waist and two vestigial lugs. Thrown, turned and altered with small indentation on front. Brown body with thin brown glaze. Rim dipped in iron/ash glaze, with a run at the front. With ivory lid

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased with the Glaisher Fund

Place(s) associated

  • Kyoto ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

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

Components of the work

Rim composed of glaze ( iron / ash) Base Diameter 3.30 cm
Llid Diameter 3.40 cm
Rim (caddy) Diameter 3.60 cm
Tea Caddy Diameter 5.70 cm
Whole (lid) Height 0.90 cm
Whole (caddy) Height 7.90 cm

Materials used in production

brown body Stoneware thin brown glaze Glaze

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) Turning Throwing Altering

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.271 & A-1934
Primary reference Number: 73941
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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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