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  • Place of origin:

    Arita (made)

  • Date:

    1700-1725 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Herbert Allen (Maude Louise Allen)

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Bowl of porcelain, lobed wavy rim with brown edge. Painted inside with a formal border, outside with groups of bamboo, pine and prunus tree.

Place of Origin

Arita (made)


1700-1725 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

'Hampton & Sons, Ltd. 8 Pall Mall S.W. D6462'
A label under the bottom of the bowl


Height: 8.3 cm, Diameter: 19.1 cm

Object history note

Purchased by Mr. Allen of Hampton & Sons for £4 15s. (as Worcester).

Descriptive line

Bowl, porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt; Japan, Arita kilns (Kakiemon type), Edo period, 1700-1725

Labels and date

Bowl with lobed rim and moulded well
Porcelain decorated in enamels and gilt
Arita ware, Kakiemon style
JAPANESE; circa 1700
Given by Mrs Maud Louise Allen
C.185-1922 [as at 2005]




Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Bamboo; Trees, Pine; Prunus tree


Ceramics; Porcelain


East Asia Collection

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