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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Mino (made)

  • Date:

    1880s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kato Gosuke (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by David and Annela King

  • Museum number:

    FE.59-1983

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case P, shelf 2

Physical description

Vase of porcelain, painted in bright blue with a design of blossoming rape flowers and butterflies. Round the neck and foot are bands of feathery flower scrolls. On the base in underglaze blue is the written mark reading: 'Made by Kato Goruke, empolyee of the Notosha workshop'.

Place of Origin

Mino (made)

Date

1880s (made)

Artist/maker

Kato Gosuke (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

Made by Kato Goruke, empolyee of the Notosha workshop
Written mark in underglaze blue on the base

Dimensions

Height: 25.0 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, made by Kato Gosuke, Japan (Mino), Meiji period, 1880s

Materials

Porcelain; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Scrollwork; Butterflies

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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