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Tea caddy: C.299-1934

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Maker(s)

Seifu Yohei (1850-1922) (Potter)

Description

Small stoneware jar (copy of Sawankhalok jar) intended as tea caddy. White glaze with overglaze black iron brush work of geometric floral decoration.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.40 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Kyoto ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 19th Century
Meiji Period (1868-1912)
Circa 1875 - Circa 1899 1899

Note

Mark is in Morse Catalogue

Components of the work

Decoration: composed of glaze ( brush work of geometric floral decoration in black iron glaze) All Except Base: composed of glaze ( white glaze) Tea Caddy: Diameter 10.30 cm
Rim: Diameter 4.60 cm

Materials used in production

Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Turning Throwing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: SEIFU in a circle

  • Text: round impressed mark of SEIFU
  • Location: On right-hand side of base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Maker's mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.299-1934
Primary reference Number: 74274
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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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