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Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Kutani (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1860 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze enamel and gilt

  • Museum number:

    886-1869

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 19, shelf 3

Physical description

Bowl of porcelain, painted on both sides with the hundred old men (Hiakuro) and ornament in red and gold.

Place of Origin

Kutani (made)

Date

ca. 1860 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamel and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

Mark: 'Kutani' in red

Dimensions

Height: 9.5 cm, Diameter: 20.6 cm

Object history note

Shown at the Paris International Exhibition of 1876.

Descriptive line

Bowl, porcelain painted in iron-red enamel and gilt; Japan, Kutani, ca. 1860

Labels and date

Bowl
Porcelain decorated in red enamel and gilt with Buddhist Rakkan (holy men)
Mark: Kutani
Kutani ware
JAPANESE; c.1860-65
886-1869 [As at 2005]

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Men

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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