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Teapot: C.739-1991

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Nishida Factory (Uncertain)

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Description

Teapot (cover missing). Hard-paste porcelain painted in underglaze blue. Finely potted Ky_su with circular body, and a trumpet-shaped handle positioned at a right angle to the short spout. The glaze stops short of the foot and base, which is recessed and spiralling. The body is painted in underglaze blue with ducks in flight and standing by water among bamboo and plants, outlined and overpainted with gilding above a double line border. The spout and handle are decorated with gilt scrolling and the rim with gilt edges.

Notes

History note: H.S. Reitlinger (d.1950); the Reitlinger Trust, Maidenhead, from which transferred in 1991.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by H.S. Reitlinger, 1950; transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.6 cm
Height: 7.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Kyoto ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1950) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Dating

Edo (Japanese period, 1615-1868)
19th century
Circa 1870 - 1900

Note

Japanese, Kyoto

Components of the work

Decoration composed of gilt
Glaze composed of glaze
Body
Parts

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.739-1991
Primary reference Number: 21744
Old object number: JAPCER/179
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 4 January 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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