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Tea caddy: C.277 & A-1934

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unknown

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Description

Stoneware tea caddy of KATATSUKI (square-shouldered) form. Thrown and turned, with everted rim. Variegated brown glaze with natural ash deposits on one side and a run. Indistinct owner’s signature on side in red lacquer. The cover is in two parts; the inside plug of wood, the top of ivory.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased from Frank Brangwyn, using the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.10 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Seto ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century
Early Edo
Circa 1600 CE - Circa 1699 CE

Note

Indistinct owner's signature on side in red lacquer

Components of the work

Lid Plug composed of wood
Lid Top composed of ivory
Foot Diameter 4.20 cm
Rim Diameter 4.80 cm
Tea Caddy Diameter 7.30 cm

Materials used in production

brown Glaze
Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)
Turning
Throwing

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.277 & A-1934
Primary reference Number: 74047
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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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