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Sake bottle: C.9-1935

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Pottery)

Description

Fine sandy earthenware bottle of globular form and light weight. Short neck. Thrown and turned. Green-yellow glaze. Skilful slip-trailed decoration of plum blossoms. Awata ware

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank, Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Given by Frank Brangwyn

Measurements and weight

Height: 20.10 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Tamba ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1935-05-01) by Brangwyn, Frank

Dating

18th-19th century
Edo period (1615-1868) / Meiji period (1868-1912)
Circa 1700 CE - Circa 1899 1899 CE

Components of the work

Decoration: composed of white slip ( the slip-trailed decoration of plum blossoms on the bottle is skilful.) Bottle: Daimeter 16.80 cm
Rim: Diameter 3.90 cm
Foot: Diameter 8.90 cm

Materials used in production

green-yellow Glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) Turning Throwing

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.9-1935
Primary reference Number: 76370
Old number: BJ.171
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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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