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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Dish

ca. 1700-1725 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Dish with low rounded cavetto and broad flat canted rim; small low foot. Painted in a palette of green, red, yellow, greyish aubergine and black enamels with touches of gilding. In the centre is a scene of a lady with two guests seated in front of a screen and a servant with a wine pot; round the cavetto is a double-branched flower spray with different blooms; and round the rim is a continuous floral scrolls, bearing blooms of chrysanthemum, peony and aster alternately. The outside is plain.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt
Brief Description
Dish, porcelain decorated in overglaze enamels and gilt; Japan, Arita kilns, Edo period, ca. 1700-1725
Physical Description
Dish with low rounded cavetto and broad flat canted rim; small low foot. Painted in a palette of green, red, yellow, greyish aubergine and black enamels with touches of gilding. In the centre is a scene of a lady with two guests seated in front of a screen and a servant with a wine pot; round the cavetto is a double-branched flower spray with different blooms; and round the rim is a continuous floral scrolls, bearing blooms of chrysanthemum, peony and aster alternately. The outside is plain.
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 12.7cm
Styles
Gallery Label
Dish Porcelain decorated in overglaze enamels and gilt Arita ware JAPANESE; c.1700-1725 FE.69-1970 Given by Miss E. Humphreys-Owen(as at 2005)
Credit line
Given by Miss E. Humphreys-Owen
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
FE.69-1970

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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