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Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Kyoto (city) (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1800-1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, moulded, painted

  • Museum number:

    258-1877

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 19, shelf 4

Physical description

Figure group of Fukurokuju (God of Longevity) and an attendant, earthenware, moulded and painted in colours.

Place of Origin

Kyoto (city) (made)

Date

ca. 1800-1850 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, moulded, painted

Marks and inscriptions

Spurious maker's mark and date on back

Dimensions

Height: 17.8 cm

Descriptive line

Figure group of Fukurokuju (God of Longevity) and an attendant, painted earthenware; Japan, Fushimi, Edo period, ca. 1800-1850

Labels and date

FIGURE OF FUKUROKUJU, THE GOD OF LONGEVITY, AND AN ATTENDANT
Painted earthenware
Spurious maker's mark and date on back
Fushimi ware
JAPANESE; c.1800-1850
258-1877 [As at 2005]

Production Note

Made at Fushimi, in imitation of the figures produced by Koyemon about the year 1620.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Moulded; Painted

Subjects depicted

Deity; Attendants

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Figures & Decorative ceramics

Collection

East Asia Collection

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