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On display at V&A South Kensington
Japan, Room 45, The Toshiba Gallery

Food Box

1810-1830 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Tiered food box with two tiers and a lid, decorated with fruits and scenes from Chinese mythology.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt
Brief Description
Box, part of a tiered food box with two tiers and a lid, with decoration in overglaze enamels depicting fruits and scenes from Chinese mythology, Kyoto, Japan, 1810-1830 (attributed to Aoki Mokubei 1767-1833).
Physical Description
Tiered food box with two tiers and a lid, decorated with fruits and scenes from Chinese mythology.
Dimensions
  • Width: 14.9cm
Styles
Gallery Label
  • Tiered Food Box Porcelain with decoration in overglaze enamels Fruits, and scenes from Chinese mythology Kyoto, attributed to Aoki Mokubei (1767-1833) C.1324-1910 Salting Bequest(1986)
  • Tiered box Kyoto, by Aoki Mokubei (1767-1833) Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels 1810-1830 V&A C.1324 & 1329-1910 Salting Bequest (December 2014)
Credit line
Salting Bequest
Production
Attributed to Aoki Mokubei (1767-1833)
Subjects depicted
Associated Objects
Bibliographic Reference
Earle, Joe, ed. Japanese art and design London: V&A Publishing, 2009, Fig. 30, pp. 50-51
Other Number
Loan no. 204
Collection
Accession Number
C.1324-1910

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record createdJanuary 5, 2000
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