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  • Place of origin:

    Arita (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1700 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss E. Humphreys-Owen

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 22, shelf 5

Physical description

Cup, one of a pair (with FE.92-1970). With spreading sides thinly cut in twelve facets and with a six-pointed star-shaped rim; thinly-potted, slightly inset foot. Painted on one side is a flowering chrysanthemum with grasses in red, green, blue and yellow enamels with black outline, and inside on the bottom is a rosette.

Place of Origin

Arita (made)


ca. 1700 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels

Descriptive line

Cup, porcelain painted in overglaze enamels; Japan, Arita kilns (Kakiemon type), Edo period, ca. 1700

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

Ayers, John. Far Eastern Ceramics in the Victoria and Albert Museum. London: Sotheby Parke Bernet, in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1980, Monochrome Plate No. 264.

Labels and date

Pair of cups
Porcelain painted in enamels
Arita ware, Kakiemon style
JAPANESE; circa 1700
Miss E. Humphreys-Owen Gift
FE.92 & A-1970 [as at 2005]




Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Chrysanthemum; Rosettes


Ceramics; Porcelain


East Asia Collection

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