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Bottle: C.320-1934

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Pottery: Unknown




Small brown stoneware bottle of double gourd form, with a strong waist. Thrown and turned. Shiny black glaze with pours of thick white glaze. The base has a curious moulding


History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased from Frank Brangwyn, with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 13.80 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th Century
Meiji Period (1868-1912) / Taisho period (1912-1926)
Taisho period (1912-1926) / Showa period (1926-1989)
Circa 1900 - Circa 1999

Components of the work

Rim Diameter 2.70 cm
Base Diameter 5.20 cm
Botttle Diameter 6.80 cm

Materials used in production

shiny black glaze, thick white glaze Glaze

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: large round stamp of four-petal flower

  • Text: four-petal flower
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Stamped
  • Type: Mark (symbol)

Inscription present: circular white paper label

  • Text: 31-1934/G.Add/49
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand written in black ink
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.320-1934
Primary reference Number: 74501
Old number: BJ.17
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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