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Incense burner: C.264 & A-1934

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Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown (Pottery)

Description

Moulded cubical stoneware incense burner with flat rim. Sprigged figures of Chinese boys (Karako) in panels with lattice background on each side. Four feet. Domed lid with four circular brown glazed panels pierced with rectangular slots, against a latticed background. The knob is a creamy leaf.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased from Frank Brangwyn, using the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 9.30 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Kyoto ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 18th to 19th century
Edo period (1615-1868) / Meiji period (1868-1912)
Circa 1775 - Circa 1899

Components of the work

Parts composed of glaze ( brown) Lid Diameter 6.80 cm Height 2.80 cm
Rim Diameter 7.30 cm
Base Height 7.20 cm

Materials used in production

Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Moulded

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.264 & A-1934
Primary reference Number: 73838
Old number: BJ.28
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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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