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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Ise (province) (made)

  • Date:

    1850-1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware with applied decoration, painted in overglaze enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    4369-1901

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Vase of brown stoneware, the upper part of the body bell-shaped, the lower nearly hemispherical; cylindrical neck, expanding mouth. On either side of the neck is applied a pomegranate with foliage. The body is painted with birds and sprays of chrysanthemum, prunus and other flowers. The body shows thumb impressions made by the moulder's hands. Impressed with the name of the maker.

Place of Origin

Ise (province) (made)

Date

1850-1900 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware with applied decoration, painted in overglaze enamels

Marks and inscriptions

Maker's mark, impressed

Dimensions

Height: 34.9 cm, Diameter: 20.3 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, stoneware with applied decoration, painted in overglaze enamels; Japan, Ise province, 1850-1900

Materials

Stoneware

Techniques

Applied work; Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Chrysanthemum; Birds; Prunus blossoms; Flowers; Pomegranates (fruit)

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

East Asia Collection

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