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Tea bowl: C.222-1934

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Pottery)

Description

Heavy footed stoneware tea bowl of open form, thrown and turned. Coarse dark body covered with a thick black-dark green glaze with heavy crawling, forming a surface similar to "dragon-shin". Spiral in foot rim.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased from Frank Brangwyn, using the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 9.10 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Ryumonji ⪼ Satsuma ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th century
Edo period (1615-1868) / Meiji period (1868-1912)
Circa 1800 CE - Circa 1899 1899 CE

Components of the work

Rim: Diameter 13.60 cm
Foot: Diameter 5.50 cm

Materials used in production

thick black-dark green Glaze Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) Turning Throwing

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.222-1934
Primary reference Number: 73262
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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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