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Water container: C.20 & A-1935

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Pottery)

Description

Stoneware jar, freely thrown, with everted flat rim. Slightly tapering cylindrical shape. Dark yellow/brown glaze. Natural ash deposits from wood firing. Stone inclusions visible. The wooden lid has black lacquered surface with coral red knob.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Given by Frank Brangwyn

Measurements and weight

Height: 17.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Tamba ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

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

Note

Could possibly be Mino ware

Components of the work

Lid: composed of wood lacquer Diameter 14.8 cm Height 2.1 cm
Base: Diameter 11.2 cm
Rim: Diameter 15.2 cm
Jar: Diameter 16.4 cm Height 15.9 cm

Materials used in production

dark yellow / brown Glaze natural ash deposits from wood firing Ash glaze Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) Glazing (coating) Throwing

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.20 & A-1935
Primary reference Number: 72982
Old number: BJ.189
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 15 October 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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