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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Seto (made)
    Mino (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1910 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and copper-red, partly covered with a mottled glaze

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lieutenant-Colonel Kenneth Dingwall D.S.O. through Art Fund

  • Museum number:

    C.210-1911

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 22, shelf 7

Physical description

Vase of porcelain, painted in underglaze blue and copper-red with crabs, the design being afterwards partly obliterated by a mottled green and crimson flambé glaze flowering down from the upper part. Bulbous body, narrow neck, expanding mouth and foot.

Place of Origin

Seto (made)
Mino (made)

Date

ca. 1910 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and copper-red, partly covered with a mottled glaze

Marks and inscriptions

Gourd-shaped mark, indistinct, impressed

Dimensions

Height: 11.1 cm, Diameter: 6.4 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain painted in underglaze blue and copper-red with crabs, partly covered with a mottled glaze; Japan, Seto/Mino, Meiji period, ca. 1910

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Crabs

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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