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Water container: C.31-1931

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Pottery)

Description

Thrown, turned and altered (i.e. squared) stoneware container of (original) cylindrical form, with prominent throwing rings. Shino glaze with faint iron underglaze decoration in one place. Dark band round rim. Glaze crackling in places.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Oscar Raphael

Legal notes

Given by Oscar Raphael

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.80 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Mino ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1931-05-19) by Raphael, Oscar C.

Dating

17th Century
Momoyama period (1573-1615) / Edo period (1615-1868)
Circa 1600 CE - Circa 1699 CE

Components of the work

Rim composed of pigment ( dark brwon) Decoration composed of underglaze ( faint iron undergalze decoration) Bowl Diameter 15.80 cm
Parts

Materials used in production

Shino glaze Glaze Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) Turning Throwing Altering

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.31-1931
Primary reference Number: 74400
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 21 October 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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