Skip to main content

Tea caddy: C.283 & A-1934

An image of Tea caddy

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Alternative views

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Grey stoneware tea caddy of HYOTAN (gourd) form, thrown and turned. Carved roughened surface. Yellow/brown glaze. Lid is of dark teak with ivory knob.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased from Frank Brangwyn, using the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.20 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Mino ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century
Azuchi Momoyama period (1573-1603) / Edo period (1615-1868)
Circa 1600 CE - Circa 1699 CE

Components of the work

Lid composed of wood ( teak)
Lid Knob composed of ivory
Rim Diameter 4.30 cm
Foot Diameter 4.90 cm
Tea Caddy Diameter 6.50 cm

Materials used in production

yellow / brown Glaze
Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Carving
Glazing (coating)
Turning
Throwing
Altering

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.283 & A-1934
Primary reference Number: 74110
Old number: BJ.103
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Tea caddy" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/74110 Accessed: 2023-02-05 16:55:23

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/74110 |title=Tea caddy |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2023-02-05 16:55:23|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/api/v1/objects/object-74110

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src="https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/imagestore/aa/aa10/C_283_20_26_20A_1934_281_29.jpg"
        alt="Tea caddy"
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Tea caddy</figcaption>
    </figure>
</div>
    

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

Tea caddy

Accession Number: C.678.2-1991

Tea caddy

Accession Number: C.661A-1991

Tea caddy

Accession Number: C.678.1-1991

Tea caddy

Accession Number: C.278 & A-1934

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...