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Cup

  • Place of origin:

    Arita (made)

  • Date:

    about 1700 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain with moulded decoration and painting in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Irene Finch, IF collection no. 89/52

  • Museum number:

    FE.32-2006

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 21, shelf 3

Physical description

Cup, hexagonal; moulded etc.

Place of Origin

Arita (made)

Date

about 1700 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain with moulded decoration and painting in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 5.7 cm, Width: 7.1 cm, Depth: 7.1 cm

Object history note

Irene Finch note, 2009: Finch 89/52 FE.32-2006
This little cup shows slab construction, some slabs being relief-moulded with a swastika brocade and blue-washed, others painted with country scenes.
Published
Arts of Asia vol 31/2, Mar 2001, picture no 32
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Descriptive line

Cer, Japan, Arita, blue and white cup, hexagonal; moulded etc.
Irene Finch gift, 89/52

Materials

Porcelain; Cobalt blue

Techniques

Underglaze; Moulding; Blue and white

Categories

Porcelain; Ceramics

Collection

East Asia Collection

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