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Cup and saucer

Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Arita (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1700 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lieutenant-Colonel Kenneth Dingwall D.S.O. through Art Fund

  • Museum number:

    C.729&A-1925

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Cup and saucer of porcelain, painted with birds and prunus blossoms in red, blue, green and gold. The cup has no handle, the saucer has a wavy edge.

Place of Origin

Arita (made)

Date

ca. 1700 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

Dimensions

Height: 4.8 cm cup, Diameter: 7.6 cm cup, Diameter: 11.1 cm saucer

Descriptive line

Cup and saucer, porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt with birds and prunus blossoms; Japan, Arita kilns (Kakiemon type), Edo period, ca. 1700

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Birds; Prunus blossoms

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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