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Bottle: C.311-1934

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unknown

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Description

Footed stoneware bottle with short nec, ‘cup’ rim and two moulded lugs with flowers. Thrown, turned and altered to flatten the sides. Dark brown body. Black glaze which has crawled in the lower part. Same glaze (under-fired and olive green) in foot rim, which has a groove in it.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 16.40 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

16th century
Choson Dynasty (1392 - 1910)
Circa 1500 CE - Circa 1599 CE

Components of the work

Bottle Diameter 15.40 cm
Rim Diameter 5.00 cm
Foot Diameter 6.80 cm

Materials used in production

black Glaze
Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)
Turning
Throwing
Altering

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: KAO and pot name (unreadable)

  • Text: KAO (owner's signature) and pot name
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted with red lacquer
  • Type: Owner's mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.311-1934
Primary reference Number: 74393
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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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