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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Arita (made)

  • Date:

    1700-1725 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

  • Museum number:

    671-1901

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Dish of porcelain, painted in enamel colours and gold. In the middle are branches of pine and plum blossoms; on the outside of the rim are branches of tree-peony and other flowers. The rim is five-lobed and has a border moulded in imitation of plaited straw; the painting is in red, blue, green, light yellow and gold, partly outlined in black.

Place of Origin

Arita (made)

Date

1700-1725 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

Dimensions

Height: 4.4 cm, Diameter: 24.4 cm

Descriptive line

Dish, porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt; Japan, Arita kilns (Kakiemon type), Edo period, 1700-1725

Labels and date

Dish with moulded rim
Porcelain decorated in enamels and gilt
Arita ware, Kakiemon style
JAPANESE; circa 1700
671-1901 [as at 2005]

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Plum tree; Flowers; Trees, Pine

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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