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Tea bowl: C.3-1917

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Unknown (Pottery)


Footed stoneware tea bowl of cylindrical form, thrown and turned. Red/ brown body covered with a smooth grey/buff glaze giving surface effects of Jun (Chun) green/blue/purple. Three firing cracks on the lower outer edge.


History note: Unknown before Oscar Raphael

Legal notes

Given by Oscar Raphael

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.80 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Kyushu-Yatsushiro ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1917-07-03) by Raphael, Oscar C.


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

Components of the work

Bowl Diameter 10.40 cm
Foot Diameter 5.90 cm

Materials used in production

a smooth grey-buff glaze Glaze red / brown body Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) Turning Throwing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.3-1917
Primary reference Number: 74464
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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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