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Okame: C.259-1934

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Titles

Okame

Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

A squate figure of a long-haired woman sitting on her haunches. She wears a yellow dress with black and red floral decoration. The underneath of the figure is a rather naturalistic rendering of a woman's back side etc. Buff coloured ware. Hollow.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 11.5 cm
Width: 11.5 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Components of the work

Decoration: composed of pigment ( black and red) Exterior: composed of glaze ( yellow) Extrior:

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Hand built

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.259-1934
Primary reference Number: 73759
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 November 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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