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Bottle

  • Place of origin:

    Arita (made)

  • Date:

    17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dr W. M Tapp

  • Museum number:

    C.88-1927

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 20, shelf 4

Physical description

Bottle of porcelain, bulbous with long narrow neck lipped at the top, painted in underglaze blue with a design of feathery sprays of foliage in panels among closely set irregular discs, either plain or filled with a dark centre.

Place of Origin

Arita (made)

Date

17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 27.9 cm, Diameter: 14.6 cm

Descriptive line

Bottle, porcelain painted in underglaze blue; Japan, Arita kilns, 17th centuy

Labels and date

Bottle
Porcelain decorated in underglaze blue
JAPANESE (Arita kilns, Imari type); 17th century
Given by Dr W.M. Trapp F.S.A.
C.88-1927 [as at 2005]

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Foliation (pattern)

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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