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Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Arita (made)

  • Date:

    late 18th century or early 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue, overglaze enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by W. H. Cope, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    612-1903

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Bowl of porcelain, one of a pair with 612A-1903. Painted with conventional floral devices in blue, red, green and gold on a red diaper ground decorated with gilt floral sprays. Inside is a circular band of red and blue conventional flowers and leafy stems.

Place of Origin

Arita (made)

Date

late 18th century or early 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue, overglaze enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

A seal character in blue

Dimensions

Height: 5.1 cm, Diameter: 9.5 cm

Descriptive line

Bowl, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, overglaze enamels and gilt; Japan, Arita kilns (Imari type), Edo period, late 18th or early 19th century

Labels and date

Teabowl (chawan)
Porcelain decorated in underglaze blue, overglaze red and gilding
JAPANESE (Arita kilns, Imari style)
About 1730
612-1903
W.H. Cope Bequest [as at 2005]

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Scrolling foliage; Diaper-work

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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