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Sake bottle

  • Place of origin:

    Arita (made)

  • Date:

    17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

  • Museum number:

    C.628-1923

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Sake bottle of double gourd form. Moulded five vertical panels of wavy outline, two containing plantain trees, two a view of a house, one a lake scene with ships.

Place of Origin

Arita (made)

Date

17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 27.6 cm, Diameter: 15.2 cm

Object history note

From sale of the Charles Holme collection of Japanese pottery, 24 Sept., 1923, Lot 94.

Descriptive line

Sake bottle, porcelain painted in underglaze blue; Japan, Arita kilns, 17th century

Labels and date

Sake Bottle
Porcelain decorated in underglaze blue with gold lacquer repair
JAPANESE (Arita kilns, Imari type)
About 1700
C.628-1923 [as at 2005]

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Trees; Houses; Lakes; Ships

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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