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Bottle

  • Place of origin:

    Ise (province) (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware with crackled cream glaze painted in overglaze enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Bernard H. Webb, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.459-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 22, shelf 7

Physical description

Bottle of grey stoneware, double-gourd shape. Painted in red, green, blue and black, on the upper part, with a continuous garden scene with pavilions, trees and flags. On the lower part two oval-shaped panels, containing a spray of flowers, a tortoise, and crayfish-like design, separated by two other panels with clusters of spirals and downward strokes.

Place of Origin

Ise (province) (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware with crackled cream glaze painted in overglaze enamels

Dimensions

Height: 17.5 cm, Diameter: 12.7 cm

Descriptive line

Bottle, stoneware with crackled cream glaze painted in overglaze enamels; Japan, Ise, 19th century

Materials

Stoneware

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Tortoise; Crayfish; Flowers; Gardens

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

East Asia Collection

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