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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Kyoto (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1900-1920 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by David King, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    FE.61-1983

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 20, shelf 5

Physical description

Vase, porcelain decorated in underglaze blue with designs of iris plants rising up the sides. The vase is ovoid in form, contracting at the neck and with flaring mouth.

Place of Origin

Kyoto (made)

Date

ca. 1900-1920 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

'Nishiura sei'
Mark on the base in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 21.2 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, Factory of Nishiura, Japan (Kyoto), ca. 1900-1920

Production Note

Factory: Nishiura

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Blue and white; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Iris

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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