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Tea caddy: C.282 & A-1934

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Pottery)

Description

Dark brown stoneware tea caddy of IMONOKO (small potato) form. Thrown and turned. Two grooves in the flat base. Tenmoku glaze. Everted rim.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased from Frank Brangwyn, with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.20 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Seto ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

16th/17th century
Muromachi period (1338-1573) /Azuchi Momoyama period (1573-1603)
Azuchi Momoyama period (1573-1603) / Edo period (1603 -1867)
Circa 1500 CE - Circa 1699 CE

Components of the work

Foot Diameter 2.50 cm
Rim Diameter 2.60 cm
Tea Caddy Diameter 5.30 cm

Materials used in production

Tenmoku glaze Glaze Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) Turning Throwing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.282 & A-1934
Primary reference Number: 74103
Old number: BJ.51?
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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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