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Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Arita (made)

  • Date:

    early 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue, overglaze enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by Lieutenant-Colonel Kenneth Dingwall DSO with Art Fund support

  • Museum number:

    C.433-1918

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 21, shelf 2

Physical description

Bowl of porcelain with decoration painted in underglaze blue, overglaze enamels and gilt. On the outside are two flowering prunus trees with bamboo behind them, round the base a scrollwork border in red. Inside on the bottom a circular medallion containing a spray of leaves and round the sides a branch of prunus and two sprays of flowers. Below the rim is a border of formal cloud-scrolls in blue.

Place of Origin

Arita (made)

Date

early 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue, overglaze enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

Mark of an artemisia leaf in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 8.9 cm, Diameter: 17.1 cm

Descriptive line

Bowl, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, overglaze enamels and gilt; Japan, Arita kilns (Imari type), Edo period, early 18th century

Labels and date

Bowl
Porcelain decorated in underglaze blue, overglaze enamels and gilding
Mark: artemsia leaf in underglaze blue
JAPANESE (Arita kilns, Imari type)
About 1700-1725
Given by Lt-Col K Dingwall D.S.O.
C.433-1918 [as at 2005]

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Cloud scrolls; Prunus tree; Scrollwork; Bamboo

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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