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Sword rack

Sword rack

  • Place of origin:

    Seto (made)
    Mino (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1807-1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain with moulded relief design and decoration in underglaze blue

  • Museum number:

    171-1877

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 19, shelf 5

Physical description

Sword rack of blue and white porcelain, decorated with birds and flowering trees in relief.

Place of Origin

Seto (made)
Mino (made)

Date

ca. 1807-1850 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain with moulded relief design and decoration in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 34.3 cm, Length: 47 cm

Descriptive line

Sword rack, porcelain with moulded relief design and decoration in underglaze blue; Japan, Seto/Mino, Edo period, ca. 1807-50

Labels and date

SWORD RACK
Porcelain with moulded relief design and decoration in underglaze cobalt blue
Seto ware
JAPANESE; c.1807-1850
171-1877 [As at 2005]

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Glazed; Moulded; Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Birds; Flowering plant

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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