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Tea bowl: C.124-1934

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Maker(s)

Ryonyu (Raku IX) (Potter)

Description

Hand-built footed tea bowl of very coarse grey-white earthenware with a thick black Raku glaze. Raku spiral in foot ring. Hollow at the centre of well. Vertical slicing on one side.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 9.40 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Kyoto ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 18th or early 19th century
Edo (Japanese period, 1615-1868)
Circa 1775 - Circa 1825 1825

Components of the work

Bowl: Diameter 10.00 cm
Foot: Diameter 4.40 cm
All Except Foot:

Materials used in production

black Raku Glaze coarse grey-white Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Hand-built

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: RYONYU

  • Text: RYONYU in a circular seal
  • Location: On side of the bowl
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Maker's mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.124-1934
Primary reference Number: 71650
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Audit data

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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