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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Arita (made)

  • Date:

    1680-1720 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain with stencilled decoration in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Irene Finch, IF collection no. 95/15

  • Museum number:

    FE.35-2006

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Dish, round; stencil, early

Place of Origin

Arita (made)

Date

1680-1720 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain with stencilled decoration in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 2.2 cm, Diameter: 14.6 cm

Object history note

Irene Finch note, 2009: Finch 95/15 FE.35-2006
Small round b&w dish, brown edged. Central design of mixed shapes, fjiger border of thunder symbols. The main border of very fine stencilled rain shows the use of very fine stencilling. Fluted corners allow placing of a flat stencil on to a curved surface.
Published
Arts of Asia vol 31/2, no 18.
Relevance
Shows the possibility of very tiny stencilled markers for Nabeshima
Low octagonal bowl. Blue border, Chinese centre and back

Descriptive line

Cer, Japan, Arita, blue and white dish, round; stencil, early
Irene Finch gift, 95/15

Materials

Porcelain; Cobalt blue

Techniques

Underglaze; Stencilling; Blue and white

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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