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Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Arita (made)

  • Date:

    1700-1725 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue, overglaze enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.1494-1910

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Bowl of porcelain, fluted sides with scalloped edge. Painted in two shades of green, red, yellow, manganese-purple and underglaze blue. Inside, three groups of growing flowers and rushes. Outside, pine, bamboo and plum.

Place of Origin

Arita (made)

Date

1700-1725 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue, overglaze enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

A fungus in a circle
Mark in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 8.6 cm, Diameter: 19.4 cm

Descriptive line

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

Labels and date

Bowl
Porcelain decorated in underglaze blue, overglaze enamels and gilding. The 'Three Friends of Winter'(pine, bamboo and plum) shown on the exterior
JAPANESE (Arita kilns, Imari type)
About 1700-1725
C.1494-1910
Salting Bequest [as at 2005]

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Bamboo; Prunus tree; Pine

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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