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Sake bottle: C.18-1935

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Unknown (Pottery)


Footed stoneware bottle of gourd shape with narrow neck, thrown, turned and altered, with two indentations on one side. Decorated with light buff glaze and overglaze enamels of varied floral decoration in blue, green and gold, displayed in fan shaped panels on a SHIPPO background. Awata ware


History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Given by Frank Brangwyn

Measurements and weight

Height: 19.90 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Kyoto ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1935-05-01) by Brangwyn, Frank


18th century
Edo Period (1615-1868)
Circa 1700 CE - Circa 1799 1799 CE

Components of the work

Decoration: composed of enamels ( blue, green and gold) glaze ( light buff) Bottle: Diameter 12.50 cm
Rim: Diameter 2.00 cm
Foot: Diameter 8.60 cm

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Techniques used in production

Altering Turning Throwing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.18-1935
Primary reference Number: 72695
Old number: BJ.191
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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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