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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Jar

ca. 1740-1800 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Jar of stoneware, thick and heavy, covered with a clear crackled glaze, with decoration of landscapes, dragons, flowers, and various diapers painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Stoneware with clear crackled glaze and decoration in underglaze cobalt blue and overglaze enamels
Brief Description
Jar, stoneware with clear crackled glaze and decoration in underglaze cobablt blue and overglaze enamels; Japan, Tokyo, Edo period, ca. 1740-1800
Physical Description
Jar of stoneware, thick and heavy, covered with a clear crackled glaze, with decoration of landscapes, dragons, flowers, and various diapers painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels.
Dimensions
  • Height: 31.1cm
  • Diameter: 36.8cm
Styles
Marks and Inscriptions
'Banko' impressed on base
Gallery Label
JAR Stoneware with clear crackled glaze and decoration in underglaze cobalt blue and overglaze enamels Mark Banko impressed on base Banko ware JAPANESE; c.1740-1800 315-1877 This piece combines many decorative schema from Chinese ceramics.(As at 2005)
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Collection
Accession Number
315-1877

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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