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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Arita (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1670-1690 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by S. Marchant and Son

  • Museum number:

    C.5-1965

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case O, shelf 3

Physical description

Dish of shallow form with rounded well and narrow projecting rim, standing on a thinly-potted foot-ring. Inside is painted a scene with a tiger and cub among rocks, trees and grasses, under the moon, and round the rim, a border of linked ruyi heads. On the outside flower sprays and insects.

Place of Origin

Arita (made)

Date

ca. 1670-1690 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels

Dimensions

Diameter: 14.0 cm

Descriptive line

Dish, porcelain painted in overglaze enamels; Japan, Arita kilns (Kutani type), Edo period, ca. 1670-90

Labels and date

Dish
Porcelain decorated in enamel colours
JAPANESE (Arita kilns, Kutani type) About 1670-90
Given by S. Marchant and Son
C.5-1965 [as at 2005]

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Insects; Ruyi; Tigers; Floral patterns

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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