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Tea caddy: C.283 & A-1934

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unknown

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Description

Grey stoneware tea caddy of HYOTAN (gourd) form, thrown and turned. Carved roughened surface. Yellow/brown glaze. Lid is of dark teak with ivory knob.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased from Frank Brangwyn, using the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.20 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Mino ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century#
Azuchi Momoyama period (1573-1603)-Edo period (1603 -1867)#
Circa 1600 CE - Circa 1699 CE

Components of the work

Lid composed of wood ( teak)
Lid Knob composed of ivory
Rim Diameter 4.30 cm
Foot Diameter 4.90 cm
Tea Caddy Diameter 6.50 cm

Materials used in production

yellow / brown Glaze
Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Carving
Glazing (coating)
Turning
Throwing
Altering

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.283 & A-1934
Primary reference Number: 74110
Old number: BJ.103
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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