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Incense container: C.302 & A-1934

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Kenzan (Studio)

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Description

Moulded stoneware base and lid of very irregular shape in pale grey clay. Decorated outside with creamy base glaze covered by scene of a castle by a lake with four boats, pine trees and house, in brown and blue. Inside, bands of gold and blue on a cream base, representing clouds. On sides, geometrical pattern in blue.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Bought from Frsnk Brangwyn, using the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 2.40 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Kyoto ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th century
Edo Period (1615-1868)
Circa 1700 - Circa 1799

Components of the work

Decoration composed of pigment ( brown, blue and gold)
Rim Diameter 11.00 cm
Base Diameter 12.00 cm Height 2.10 cm
Lid Diameter 12.10 cm Height 1.60 cm

Materials used in production

creamy base glaze Glaze
pale grey clay Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)
Moulded

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.302 & A-1934
Primary reference Number: 74329
Old number: BJ.95
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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