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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Arita (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1700-1725 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss E. Humphreys-Owen

  • Museum number:

    FE.69-1970

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 21, shelf 6

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.

Place of Origin

Arita (made)

Date

ca. 1700-1725 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

Dimensions

Diameter: 12.7 cm

Descriptive line

Dish, porcelain decorated in overglaze enamels and gilt; Japan, Arita kilns, Edo period, ca. 1700-1725

Labels and date

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]

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Figures

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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