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Jar: C.337-1934

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unknown

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Description

Stoneware jar with short wide neck, thrown and turned. Tapers towards the base, rounded wide shoulder. Light orange body. Creamy glaze with darker ‘rain marks’ in fawn and grey.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased from Frank Brangwyn, using the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 19.50 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Seto ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

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

Components of the work

Parts composed of glaze ( darker ' rain marks' in fawn and grey)
Basae Diameter 10.10 cm
Jar Diameter 17.1 cm
Rim Diameter 9.30 cm

Materials used in production

creamy glaze Glaze
light orange body Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)
Turning
Throwing

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Impressed oval seal
  • Type: Maker's mark

Inscription present: the square white paper label with black ink inscription 'Ancient SETO. Early 17th Century Seald TAMURA'

  • Text: the label reads ' Ancient SETO. Early 17th century seald TAMURA'
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Square white paper label
  • Type: Paper label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.337-1934
Primary reference Number: 74588
Old number: BJ.11
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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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