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Flask: C.304-1934

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Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown (Pottery)

Description

Rectangular buff coloured stoneware flask, slab-built with two small lugs, spout and air hole on top. Base turtle-shell decoration, in blue on top. Red lacquer painted on sides, incised on the two large sides with watery landscapes. Incisions were originally filled with gold powder, now much worn (CHINKIN technique).

With box.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Bought from Frank Brangwyn, using the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 9.80 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Kyoto ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th century
Edo Period (1615-1868)
Circa 1700 - Circa 1799 1799

Components of the work

Decoration: composed of pigment ( blue) lacquer ( red) gold powder Flask: Sides 13.90 cm

Materials used in production

Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Hand-built

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.304-1934
Primary reference Number: 74342
Old number: BJ.70
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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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