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Japanese Awata ware sake bottle

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An image of Japanese pottery. Sake bottle. Awata ware. Unknown pottery, Japan, Kyoto. Footed bottle of gourd shape with narrow neck, thrown, turned and altered, with two indentations on one side. Decorated with light buff glaze and overglaze enamels of varied floral decoration in blue, green and gold, displayed in fan shaped panels on a SHIPPO background. Stoneware, glazed, height, whole, 19.90 cm, diameter, rim, 2.00 cm, diameter, bottle, 12.50 cm, diameter, foot, 8.60 cm, circa 1700-circa 1799. Edo Period (1615-1868).

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Japanese pottery. Sake bottle. Awata ware. Unknown pottery, Japan, Kyoto. Footed bottle of gourd shape with narrow neck, thrown, turned and altered, with two indentations on one side. Decorated with light buff glaze and overglaze enamels of varied floral decoration in blue, green and gold, displayed in fan shaped panels on a SHIPPO background. Stoneware, glazed, height, whole, 19.90 cm, diameter, rim, 2.00 cm, diameter, bottle, 12.50 cm, diameter, foot, 8.60 cm, circa 1700-circa 1799. Edo Period (1615-1868).

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  • Accession Number: C.18-1935
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Katie Young
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 770 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 587.33kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 200
  • Fnumber: 22/1

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18th Century Awata ware blue bottle Edo Period enamel enamelled fan shaped fans Fitz_AA floral flowers foot footed glazed gold (colour) gourd green Japanese Kyoto overglaze pottery sake bottle stoneware thrown turned

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