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Tea caddy: C.285 & A-1934

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Pottery)

Description

Small footed stoneware jar of cylindrical form, thrown and turned. Inlaid decoration of rosettes, cranes and clouds, under a green celadon glaze. Three wad marks on foot are covered with gold lacquer. The ivory cover is greatly warped, and decayed underneath

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.00 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

13th - early 14th century
Goryeo Dynasty (918 - 1392)
Circa 1200 CE - Circa 1325 CE

Components of the work

Lid composed of ivory Foot Diameter 3.20 cm
Tea Caddy Diameter 6.20 cm
Decoration

Materials used in production

green celadon glaze Glaze Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) Turning Throwing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: three wad marks covered with gold lacquer
  • Location: On foot
  • Type: Wad mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.285 & A-1934
Primary reference Number: 74133
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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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