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Japanese sake bottle with white slip

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An image of Japanese pottery. Sake bottle. Unknown pottery, Japan, Tamba. Bottle of double gourd shape, thrown and turned, inset base. Very dark body covered with black-dark green glaze, decorated with splash of white slip. Stoneware, glazed, with slip decoration, height 21.00 cm, diameter, rim, 1.80 cm, diameter, bottle, 12.40 cm, larger, diameter, base, 6.70 cm, circa 1700-circa 1799. Edo Period (1615-1868).

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Japanese pottery. Sake bottle. Unknown pottery, Japan, Tamba. Bottle of double gourd shape, thrown and turned, inset base. Very dark body covered with black-dark green glaze, decorated with splash of white slip. Stoneware, glazed, with slip decoration, height 21.00 cm, diameter, rim, 1.80 cm, diameter, bottle, 12.40 cm, larger, diameter, base, 6.70 cm, circa 1700-circa 1799. Edo Period (1615-1868).

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  • Accession Number: C.314-1934
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/19.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Katie Young
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 769 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 430.26kB
  • Exposure time: 1/180
  • ISO Speed: 200
  • Fnumber: 19/1

Key words

18th Century bottle dark green Edo Period Fitz_AA glazed gourd green Japanese pottery sake bottle slip slip trailed slip-coated slipware stoneware thrown turned

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