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Vase

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Yokohama (made)

  • Date:

    1900-10 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Miyagawa Kozan, born 1842 - died 1916 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain with purple <i>flambé</i> copper glaze

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by Lieutenant-Colonel Kenneth Dingwall DSO with Art Fund support

  • Museum number:

    C.229-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 145, case 15, shelf 3

Physical description

Vase of porcelain, covered with a purple flambé copper glaze streaked with green. Ovoid with slight depression round the mouth.

Place of Origin

Yokohama (made)

Date

1900-10 (made)

Artist/maker

Miyagawa Kozan, born 1842 - died 1916 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain with purple flambé copper glaze

Marks and inscriptions

'Makuzu Kozan tsukura'
made by Makuzu Kozan
Maker's mark in underglaze blue on base

Dimensions

Height: 14 cm, Diameter: 8.6 cm

Object history note

Purchased by the donor at the Japan-British Exhibition for £1 10s. and described by him as "Kaga".

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain with purple flambé copper glaze; made by Miyagawa Kozan, Yokohama, Japan, Meiji period, 1900-10

Labels and date

Porcelain vase with flammêe glaze
Japan, Yokohama, 1900-10
made by Miyagawa Kozan
Museum no. C.228-1910. Given by Lt. Col. K. Dingwall DSO through The Art Fund []

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Glazed

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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