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Bottle: C.327-1934

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Unknown (Pottery)


Footed stoneware bottle of tall cylindrical shape with a tapering neck and indented groove at the base. Creamy buff (Hagi) glaze. Dipped (upside down) to the middle in a green/blue glaze which has then been allowed to run when the right way up.


History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 16.80 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Shigaraki ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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


Early 20th century
Edo period (late)
Circa 1900 CE - Circa 1925 CE

Components of the work

Parts: composed of glaze ( green/blue) Rim: Diameter 3.00 cm
Foot: Diameter 6.10 cm
Bottle: Diameter 6.30 cm

Materials used in production

creamy buff (Hagi) glaze Glaze Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) Turning Throwing

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.327-1934
Primary reference Number: 74551
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 5 September 2012 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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