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Tea bowl: C.132-1934

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Maker(s)

Potter: Ryonyu (Raku IX)

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Description

Hand-built tea bowl of broad, low, form. Raku clay, brushed all over with an orange-red glaze. Raku spiral in the foot ring. Faint wad marks, and two black scorch marks. The side of the bowl is sliced.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Bought from Frank Brangwyn, using the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Kyoto ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Early 19th Century
Edo Period (1615-1868)
Circa 1800 - 1834

Note

Ryonyu often copied (Raku III) Donyu's style

Components of the work

Bowl Diameter 13.3 cm
Rim Diameter 13.4 cm
Foot Diameter 5.7 cm

Materials used in production

orange-red Glaze
Raku clay

Techniques used in production

Hand-built
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: RAKU mark with round rim

  • Text: RAKU mark
  • Location: Foot ring
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Maker's mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.132-1934
Primary reference Number: 71811
Old number: BJ.90
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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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