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  • 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:


  • 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)


1900-10 (made)


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


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 []






Ceramics; Porcelain


East Asia Collection

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