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Flask for soya sauce with lid
  • Flask for soya sauce with lid
    Mori, Masahiro, born 1927
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Flask for soya sauce with lid

  • Place of origin:

    Nagasaki (made)

  • Date:

    about 1979 (made)
    ?1975 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mori, Masahiro, born 1927 (designer)
    Hakusan Porcelain Company (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain decorated in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the designer through the manufacturing factory

  • Museum number:

    FE.104A-1981

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 140, Factory Ceramics, case 14, shelf 2 []

Physical description

Cuboid vessel with upright, domed lid, and short spout attached to one corner; diagonally striped patterning in blue and white; with non-accessioned cardboard box.

Place of Origin

Nagasaki (made)

Date

about 1979 (made)
?1975 (designed)

Artist/maker

Mori, Masahiro, born 1927 (designer)
Hakusan Porcelain Company (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain decorated in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

Mark in underglaze blue 'Hakusan porcelain'.

Dimensions

Depth: 6.9 cm, Height: 5.9 cm, Width: 6.9 cm

Object history note

Part of a condiment set (FE.104 to D-1981), consists of a flask for soya sauce, a salt cellar, a pepper pot and a wood stand.
Given by the designer through the manufacturing factory.

Descriptive line

Flask for soya sauce with lid, from a condiment set, porcelain decorated in underglaze blue; designed by Mori Masahiro, manufactured by Hakusan Porcelain Company, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan, Showa period, ca. 1979

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

Japan Style handlist E6.
FE.74-1981, an identical set but without underglaze decoration.
Japan Design Committee, Tokyo, c. 1979
How to Pour. Contemporary vessels, National Museum of Modern Art (Tokyo, 1982), unpaginated commentaries and biographies.

Labels and date

Condiment set
Flask for soya sauce, salt cellar, pepper pot and wood stand
Porcelain decorated in underglaze blue
Designed by Mori Masahiro
Manufactured by the Hakusan Ceramic Company, Nagasaki Prefecture
JAPANESE; c.1979
FE.104 to d-1981 [as at 2005]

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Glazed; Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Stripes

Categories

Porcelain; Ceramics

Collection

East Asia Collection

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