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Sake bottle: C.118-1934

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Perhaps Unknown (Pottery)


Stoneware 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.


History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased from Frank Brangwyn, using the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 25.30 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Narita ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1934-09-20) by Brangwyn, Frank


Late 19th-early 20th Century
Meiji Period (1868-1912)
Circa 1875 - Circa 1925 1925

Components of the work

Parts: composed of glaze ( pours in blue and green glaze on the neck and shoulders) Bottle: Diameter 14.10 cm
Rim: Diameter 4.30 cm
Base: Diameter 8.20 cm

Materials used in production

buff body Stoneware cream Glaze

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) Turning Throwing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.118-1934
Primary reference Number: 71467
Old number: BJ.138
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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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