Vase

1900-10 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 145
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Porcelain with purple <i>flambé</i> copper glaze
Brief Description
Vase, porcelain with purple flambé copper glaze; made by Miyagawa Kozan, Yokohama, Japan, Meiji period, 1900-10
Physical Description
Vase of porcelain, covered with a purple flambé copper glaze streaked with green. Ovoid with slight depression round the mouth.
Dimensions
  • Height: 14cm
  • Diameter: 8.6cm
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
'Makuzu Kozan tsukura' (Maker's mark in underglaze blue on base)
Gallery Label
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
Credit line
Presented by Lieutenant-Colonel Kenneth Dingwall DSO with Art Fund support
Object history
Purchased by the donor at the Japan-British Exhibition for £1 10s. and described by him as "Kaga".
Collection
Accession Number
C.229-1910

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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