Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 143, The Timothy Sainsbury Gallery

Bottle

1700-1800 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Bottle of tapering form with wide base and narrow form; covered in overlapping dark brown glazes, one matt, the other very glossy; large break extending around the body repaired with gold lacquer


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Glazed stoneware; gold lacquer repair
Brief Description
Bottle, stoneware with overlapping dark brown glazes; Japan, Takatori kilns, Edo period, 1700-1800
Physical Description
Bottle of tapering form with wide base and narrow form; covered in overlapping dark brown glazes, one matt, the other very glossy; large break extending around the body repaired with gold lacquer
Dimensions
  • Height: 26.4cm
Dimensions from registers
Style
Credit line
Presented from the collection of the late Major W. Peer Groves, MA, FRZS, JP, Member of the Imperial Order of the Rising Sun, Member of the Imperial Orders of Vladimir and Stanislaus, by his family in memory of their parents
Collection
Accession Number
C.12-1955

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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