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Sake bottle: C.314-1934

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Pottery)

Description

Stoneware bottle of double gourd shape, thrown and turned, inset base. Very dark body covered with black-dark green glaze, decorated with splash of white slip.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 21.00 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Tamba ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

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

Components of the work

Decoration: composed of slip ( the white slip being splashed on the bottle) Rim: Diameter 1.80 cm
Bottle: Diameter 12.40 cm
Base: Diameter 6.70 cm

Materials used in production

black-dark green Glaze very dark body Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) Turning Throwing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.314-1934
Primary reference Number: 74424
Old number: B.118
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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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