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Japanese sake bottle

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An image of Japanese pottery. Sake bottle. Unknown pottery, perhaps, Japan, Narita. Sake bottle of globular form with long neck. Buff body, thrown and turned. Cream glaze, the neck and shoulders covered with pours in blue and green. Heavy pitting visible. Stoneware, glazed, height 25.30 cm, diameter, rim, 4.30 cm, diameter, bottle, 14.10 cm, diameter, base, 8.20 cm, circa 1875-circa 1925. Meiji Period (1868-1912).

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Japanese pottery. Sake bottle. Unknown pottery, perhaps, Japan, Narita. Sake bottle of globular form with long neck. Buff body, thrown and turned. Cream glaze, the neck and shoulders covered with pours in blue and green. Heavy pitting visible. Stoneware, glazed, height 25.30 cm, diameter, rim, 4.30 cm, diameter, bottle, 14.10 cm, diameter, base, 8.20 cm, circa 1875-circa 1925. Meiji Period (1868-1912).

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  • Accession Number: C.118-1934
  • 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: 761 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 576.26kB
  • Exposure time: 1/180
  • ISO Speed: 200
  • Fnumber: 19/1

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19th Century 20th Century blue bottle Fitz_AA glazed globe globular green Japanese Meiji Period Narita pottery sake bottle stoneware thrown turned

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