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Bottle

  • Place of origin:

    Osaka (made)

  • Date:

    1850-1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware painted in overglaze enamels and gilding

  • Credit Line:

    Given by A. Tyson, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    98-1907

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 22, shelf 4

Physical description

Bottle of cream-coloured earthenware, painted in enamel colours and decorated with gilding over a crackled glaze. Bulbous body, long neck expanding upwards. Decorated with borders of diaper or geometrical pattern, and with mice sporting among fans, scrolls, boxes, branches of flowers, vegetable, and other objects.

Place of Origin

Osaka (made)

Date

1850-1900 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware painted in overglaze enamels and gilding

Dimensions

Height: 7.3 cm, Diameter: 3.8 cm

Descriptive line

Bottle, earthenware painted in overglaze enamels and gilding; Japan, Osaka, 1850-1900

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilding

Subjects depicted

Vegetables; Scrolls (motifs); Flowers; Diaper-work; Boxes; Fans; Geometric patterns

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

East Asia Collection

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