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Jar

  • Place of origin:

    Tokyo (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1740-1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware with clear crackled glaze and decoration in underglaze cobalt blue and overglaze enamels

  • Museum number:

    315-1877

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 21, shelf 8

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.

Place of Origin

Tokyo (made)

Date

ca. 1740-1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware with clear crackled glaze and decoration in underglaze cobalt blue and overglaze enamels

Marks and inscriptions

'Banko' impressed on base

Dimensions

Height: 31.1 cm, Diameter: 36.8 cm

Descriptive line

Jar, stoneware with clear crackled glaze and decoration in underglaze cobablt blue and overglaze enamels; Japan, Tokyo, Edo period, ca. 1740-1800

Labels and date

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]

Materials

Stoneware

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Diaper-work; Flowers; Dragons; Landscapes

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

East Asia Collection

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