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Plate: OC.3-1946

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Maker(s)

Studio Kenzan (Pottery)

Description

Rectangular earthenware plate with vertical sides. Creamy base glaze decorated with chrysanthemums in yellow brown and green in Korin style. Black rim. The sides have a stamped geometric pattern in blue.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Measurements and weight

Height: 4.00 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Kyoto ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1946-05) by Brangwyn, Frank

Dating

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

Components of the work

Rim composed of pigment ( black) Decoration composed of pigment ( yellow brown, green and blue) Plate Width / Side 24.80 cm

Materials used in production

cream base glaze Glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) Hand-built

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: KENZAN

  • Text: KENZAN
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Brushed
  • Type: Maker's mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.3-1946
Primary reference Number: 77678
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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