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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Arita (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue, iron-red enamel and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mrs Marie Adeline Dumergue

  • Museum number:

    C.115-1912

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 21, shelf 1

Physical description

Dish of porcelain, painted with peony-sprays with flowers and foliage symmetrically grouped about a vase. On the lower side of the rim, which has a scalloped edge, are sprays of prunus-blossom.

Place of Origin

Arita (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue, iron-red enamel and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

A chrysanthemum spray in red, blue and gold

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.4 cm

Descriptive line

Dish, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, iron-red enamel and gilt; Japan, Arita kilns (Imari type), Edo period, 18th century

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Prunus blossoms; Peonies

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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