Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Box

Box

  • Place of origin:

    Kyoto (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1935-1950 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kawai, Kanjiro, born 1890 - died 1966 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware, hand-formed, painted in underglaze copper red, cobalt blue and iron brown

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs M.H. Tiltman

  • Museum number:

    C.31&A-1966

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 142, The Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Gallery, case 8, shelf 4 []

Physical description

Box and cover of stoneware. Deep, square shape with shallow domed lid fitting over a raised flange. Coarse greyish white ware with thick crazed glaze of greenish blue tint; painted with a leafy spray on the lid, and with a band of sketchy strokes below the rim of the box.

Place of Origin

Kyoto (made)

Date

ca. 1935-1950 (made)

Artist/maker

Kawai, Kanjiro, born 1890 - died 1966 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware, hand-formed, painted in underglaze copper red, cobalt blue and iron brown

Dimensions

Depth: 6.7 cm, Height: 6.3 cm, Width: 6.7 cm

Object history note

Given to the donor by the potter.

Descriptive line

Box and cover, porcellaneous stoneware, painted in underglaze blue, red and brown; made by Kanjiro Kawai, Japan, about 1935-50.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

******

Labels and date

Box and cover, porcellaneous stoneware.
painted in underglaze blue, red and brown.
By Kanjiro Kawai.
JAPANESE; about 1935-50.
Given by Mrs. M.H. Tiltman
C.31&A-1966 []

Materials

Stoneware

Techniques

Glazed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Leaf scrolls

Categories

Stoneware; Studio Pottery; Ceramics

Collection

East Asia Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.