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Water container: C.179 & A-1934

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Pottery)

Description

Stoneware container of FUSHIKI (‘no knowledge‘) form, hand-built (coiled) then the collared rim thrown. Decorative slicing. Dark brown body. Natural ash glaze, mottled brown and green. The 20th century lid of wood with black lacquer (?) has a looped metal handle.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased from Frank Brangwyn with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 15.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Tokoname ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 16th Century
Momoyama period (1573 - 1615)
Circa 1575 CE - Circa 1599 1599 CE

Components of the work

Container: composed of stoneware ( dark brown) Diameter 19.1 cm Height 12.3 cm
Lid Handle: composed of lacquer ( possibly) metal Lid: composed of wood Diameter 11.8 cm Height 2.8 cm
Base: Diameter 12.3 cm
Rim: Diameter 12.4 cm
Decoration:

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.179 & A-1934
Primary reference Number: 72615
Brangwyn number: BJ.19
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 5 October 2020 Last processed: Monday 29 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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