Skip to main content

Tea caddy: C.281-1934

An image of Tea caddy

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Alternative views

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Small stoneware pot (SUITEKI form) with false spout (as for a water dropper). Thrown and turned, covered with a red iron wash, then Tenmoku glaze. Golden colour at rim. Lid is missing.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased from Frank Brangwyn, with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.60 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Seto ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century-19th Century
Edo period (1615-1868) / Meiji period (1868-1912)
Circa 1700 CE - Circa 1899 CE

Components of the work

Rim composed of glaze ( golden colour) Diameter 3.40 cm
Tea Caddy Diameter 6.90 cm

Materials used in production

Tenmoku glaze Glaze
the whole tea caddy was covered with iron wash. Iron
Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)
Iorn wash
Turning
Throwing

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.281-1934
Primary reference Number: 74089
Old number: BJ.107
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Tea caddy" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/74089 Accessed: 2024-05-28 23:20:36

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/74089 |title=Tea caddy |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-05-28 23:20:36|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-74089

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src="https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/imagestore/aa/aa10/C_281_1934_281_29.jpg"
        alt="Tea caddy"
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Tea caddy</figcaption>
    </figure>
</div>
    

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...