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Sake-cup

  • Place of origin:

    Japan (made)

  • Date:

    1850-1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mrs Marie Adeline Dumergue

  • Museum number:

    C.119-1912

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 22, shelf 6

Physical description

Sake-cup of porcelain, shallow, on a small high foot. The upper side is painted with cranes with black and white plumage, red patches on the head and green bills, flying among gilt clouds. On the lower side are scattered plum-blossoms.

Place of Origin

Japan (made)

Date

1850-1900 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

Dimensions

Diameter: 9.2 cm, Height: 3.3 cm

Descriptive line

Sake-cup, porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt; Japan, 1850-1900

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Cranes (birds); Prunus blossoms; Clouds

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Drinking

Collection

East Asia Collection

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