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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Arita (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain with perforation, painted in underglaze blue, overglaze red enamel and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.1506-1910

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Dish of porcelain, octagonal rim, circular base. Painted in red and underglaze blue. In the middle, an octagonal panel containing a vase of flowers, surrounded by a narrow band of floral diaper. On the rim, eight panels of diaper in blue and gold, each broken by a perforated medallion.

Place of Origin

Arita (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain with perforation, painted in underglaze blue, overglaze red enamel and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

A chrysanthemum
Mark in red and gold, within a double circle in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Width: 20.3 cm

Descriptive line

Dish, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, overglaze red enamel and gilt; Japan, Arita kilns (Imari type), Edo period, 18th century

Labels and date

Plate
Porcelain with openwork roundels decorated in underglaze blue, overglaze enamels and gilding.
Mark: a chrysanthemum medallion
JAPANESE (Arita kilns, Imari type)
About 1700-1725
C.1506-1910 [as at 2005]

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilt; Pierced

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Diaper-work

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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