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Jar and cover: C.144 & A-1934

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Maker(s)

Imitation Kenzan (Pottery)

Description

Stoneware jar and lid, of globular shape. Thrown and turned with inset base. Thin light-grey base glaze with decoration of winter motifs, namely snow – covered pine trees and winter camellias, which continue over lid.

Notes

History note: Previously in Sir C. Allams Collection

Legal notes

Bought from Frank Brangwyn, using the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 15.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Kyoto ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

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

Components of the work

Decoration: composed of paint ( white, cream, green, red and dark brown) Base: Daimeter 13.3 cm
Lid: Diameter 17.1 cm Height 2.4 cm
Rim: Diameter 17.2 cm
Jar: Diameter 24.3 cm Height 13.6 cm

Materials used in production

jar and lid Stoneware thin light-grey baze glaze Glaze

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) Turning Throwing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: KENZAN

  • Text: imitation KENZAN signature
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Brushed
  • Maker's mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.144 & A-1934
Primary reference Number: 72004
Old number: BJ.136
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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