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Bottle

  • Place of origin:

    Arita (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1700 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lieutenant-Colonel Kenneth Dingwall D.S.O. through Art Fund

  • Museum number:

    C.547-1921

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 21, shelf 1

Physical description

Bottle of porcelain, pear-shaped body with long tapering neck flaring slightly at the mouth. Painted with a pine tree, flowering shrubs, and bamboo growing from a rock under a band of strapwork in colours, also a prunus spray and cloud scrolls; round the neck formal flowers and scrolls and a band of flames in blue.

Place of Origin

Arita (made)

Date

ca. 1700 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels

Dimensions

Height: 29.8 cm, Diameter: 14.6 cm

Descriptive line

Bottle, porcelain painted in overglaze enamels; Japan, Arita kilns (Kakiemon type), Edo period, ca. 1700

Labels and date

Bottle
Porcelain decorated in enamels
Arita ware (Kakiemon style)
JAPANESE; last quarter 17th century
Given by Lt.-Col. K. Dingwall, DSO
C.547-1921 [as at 2005]

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Cloud scrolls; Prunus blossoms; Bamboo; Trees, Pine; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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