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Sake bottle: C.330-1934

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unknown

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Description

Elongated oviform stoneware bottle, dark red, with a groove around shoulder. Thrown and turned. Dipped in shiny dark brown glaze. Slip trailed decoration of cream/buff colour ‘trailed willow design’. Finger marks visible from the dipping.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased from Frank Brangwyn, using the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 27.20 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Koishiwara ⪼ Kyushu ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Early 19th Century
Edo Period (1615-1868)
Circa 1800 CE - Circa 1825 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of slip ( cream / buff)
Bottle Diameter 11.70 cm
Rim Diameter 4.00 cm
Base Diameter 8.30 cm
All Except Base

Materials used in production

shiny dark brown Glaze
Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Turning
Throwing

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.330-1934
Primary reference Number: 74561
BJ.184?
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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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