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Tea bowl: C.316-1934

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Maker(s)

Sonyu (1664-1716), Raku V (Potter)

Description

Cylindrical footed earthenware tea bowl, hand-built. Tomato red patches with darker black/green carbon trapping. Raku spiral in foot ring. Red body.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.40 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Kyoto ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 17th-early 18th Century
Mid Edo Period
Circa 1675 - Circa 1725

Note

Similar to piece by Sonyu, p.67 of ' collection of Japanese ceramics ' Heibonsha, 1987

Components of the work

Decoration composed of carbon impregnation ( tomato red patches with darker black / green carbon trapping) Foot Diameter 4.50 cm
Bowl Diameter 9.60 cm

Materials used in production

red body Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Hand-built

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.316-1934
Primary reference Number: 74439
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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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