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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Hirado (made)

  • Date:

    1850-1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by David and Annela King

  • Museum number:

    FE.13-1981

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 21, shelf 5

Physical description

Dish of porcelain, circular, painted in underglaze blue with a design of two sparrows perching on a bamboo cane. On the outside are three floral sprays.

Place of Origin

Hirado (made)

Date

1850-1900 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

'Hirado yaki' in underglaze blue on the base

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.2 cm

Object history note

From a sake set with two bottles and five cups (FE.58 to F-1981).

Descriptive line

Dish, porcelain painted in underglaze blue; Japan, Hirado kilns, 1850-1900

Labels and date

Dish
Porcelain decorated in underglaze blue with sparrows and bamboo
Mark: Hirado yaki
Hirado ware
JAPANESE; second half 19th century
Given by David and Annela King
FE.13-198 [as at 2005]

Materials

Porcelain; Stoneware

Techniques

Blue and white; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Sparrows; Bamboo; Floral patterns

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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