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Jar and lid

Jar and lid

  • Place of origin:

    Arita (made)

  • Date:

    1700-1725 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue, overglaze enamels and gilt, mounted with gilt and silvered metal

  • Museum number:

    327&A-1877

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 20, shelf 8 []

Physical description

Jar and lid of porcelain, with decoration of female figures and flowers, executed in rich colours and gold, in variously shaped compartments. The cover has been strengthened and mounted with gilt and silver metal.

Place of Origin

Arita (made)

Date

1700-1725 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue, overglaze enamels and gilt, mounted with gilt and silvered metal

Dimensions

Height: 87.6 cm, Diameter: 41.9 cm

Descriptive line

Jar and lid, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, overglaze enamels and gilt, mounted with gilt and silvered metal; Japan, Arita kilns (Imari type), Edo period, 1700-25

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Glazed; Gilt; Painted

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Women; Compartments

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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