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Incense container: C.272 & A-1934

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unknown (Perhaps)

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Description

Porcelain domed cover, thrown and turned. Areas of white- and ivory- coloured glaze which correspond inside and out. Small areas of grey/pink near the rim. The base is of turned ivory (whale tooth?), probably replacing an original porcelain base, now broken.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.60 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Note

The origin of this incense container is possibly Chinese or Japanese.

Components of the work

Near Rim Of Cover composed of glaze ( grey and pink)
Base composed of ivory ( or whale tooth) Diameter 5.50 cm Height 2.70 cm
Cover composed of glaze ( white and ivory) porcelain Diameter 5.60 cm Height 3.40 cm
Foot Diameter 3.50 cm

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: SOHO

  • Text: SOHO
  • Location: On ivory base
  • Method of creation: Engraved
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.272 & A-1934
Primary reference Number: 73967
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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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