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Tea bowl: C.152-1934

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Maker(s)

Ogata Kenzan (1663-1743) (Potter)

Description

Deep tea bowl, rounded at the base, thrown and turned. Inset foot and turned out lip. Orange/brown body partially covered outside (and wholly inside) with a white glaze. Overglaze decoration of stream, reeds and migrating ducks in blue, black and brown.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Bought from Frank Brangwyn, using the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Kyoto ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 17th-early 18th Century
Mid Edo Period
Circa 1675 - 1743

Components of the work

Foot Diameter 4.2 cm
Rim Diameter 9.6 cm

Materials used in production

Glaze Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing Thrown

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.152-1934
Primary reference Number: 72157
Old number: BJ.44
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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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