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Sake bottle: C.318-1934

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unknown

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Description

Footed light coloured stoneware bottle, thrown, turned and altered, with three deep indentations. Bulbous form with a short neck. Base buff glaze, then dipped in Tenmoku to one-third height, followed by a thin white slip. Decorated with camellias in blue and green. Abstract blue pattern on shoulder and green neck.

Notes

History note: Frank Brangwyn, RA Formerly in the S. Bung (?) Collection

Legal notes

Bought from Frank Brangwyn, using the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 20.20 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Kyoto ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th century
Edo period (1615-1868) / Meiji period (1868-1912)
Circa 1800 CE - Circa 1899 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of pigment ( blue, green)
Bottle Diameter 13.50 cm
Rim Diameter 2.70 cm
Foot Diameter 8.80 cm

Materials used in production

base buff glaze, Tenmoku glaze and thin white slip. Glaze
Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)
Altering
Turning
Throwing

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.318-1934
Primary reference Number: 74454
Old number: BJ.172
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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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