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Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Kutani (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels

  • Museum number:

    C.86-1929

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 22, shelf 1

Physical description

Bowl of porcelain, decorated with overglaze enamels in the Chinese style. Inside, at the bottom, a dragon within a circular medallion; round the sides, three fishes in red; border of red flower motives. Outside, four arched panels containing flowers and foliage in reserve against a red ground; between the panels, green outlines and trellis diaper.

Place of Origin

Kutani (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels

Marks and inscriptions

'Eiraku' impressed in biscuit above the foot

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 cm, Height: 9.5 cm

Descriptive line

Bowl, porcelain, decorated in overglaze enamels in the Chinese style; Japan, Kutani kilns, Edo period, 19th century

Labels and date

Bowl
Porcelain decorated in enamels in Chinese style
Mark: Eiraku
Kutani ware
JAPANESE; 19th century
C.86-1929 [as at 2005]

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Dragons; Diaper-work

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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