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Jar: C.340-1934

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Maker(s)

Dubious Raku (Potter)

Description

Coarse greyish stoneware jar with wide everted rim, thrown and turned. Thick brown glaze dipped then poured to give prominent runs. Further pours of yellow, with green brushwork?
With an impressed mark. Cracks have been repaired using red lacquer.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Frank Brangwyn, RA

Legal notes

Purchased from Frank Brangwyn, using the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 21.50 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Kyoto ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 19th-early 20th Century
Meiji Period (1868-1912)
Circa 1875 - Circa 1925 1925

Components of the work

Exterior: composed of glaze ( thick brown glaze dipped then poured to give prominent runs) glaze ( yellow, green) Repairs: composed of lacquer Rim: Diameter 12.60 cm
Jar: Diameter 14.50 cm
Base: Diameter 9.30 cm

Materials used in production

Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Turning Throwing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: RAKU

  • Text: one round fake Raku seal
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Maker's mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.340-1934
Primary reference Number: 74598
BJ.202
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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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