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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Arita (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue, overglaze enamels and gilt

  • Museum number:

    846-1873

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Dish of porcelain, the centre painted with a blue dragon on white ground, around which are lions within three compartments and other ornament in enamel colours and gilding. The outside of the rim is also decorated. Blue mark at the bottom.

Place of Origin

Arita (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue, overglaze enamels and gilt

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 cm

Descriptive line

Dish, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, overglaze enamels and gilt; Japan, Arita kilns (Imari type), Edo period, 19th century

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Dragons; Lions (animals)

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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