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Bottle

Bottle

  • Place of origin:

    Kutani (made)

  • Date:

    second half of 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels

  • Museum number:

    C.28-1937

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 22, shelf 1

Physical description

Bottle of porcelain, double-gourd shaped. Painted in overglaze enamels on the lower part with a landscape, the upper part five-petalled flowers reserved on a band of Y-diaper pattern; below the mouth wave diaper.

Place of Origin

Kutani (made)

Date

second half of 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels

Dimensions

Height: 19.7 cm, Diameter: 8.9 cm

Descriptive line

Bottle, porcelain painted in overglaze enamels; Japan, Kutani kilns, Edo period, second half of 19th century

Labels and date

Bottle in gourd form
Porcelain decorated in enamels
Kutani ware
JAPANESE; second half 19th century
C.28-1937 [as at 2005]

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Diaper-work; Landscapes; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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