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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Sake Bottle

17th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Sake bottle of double gourd form. Moulded five vertical panels of wavy outline, two containing plantain trees, two a view of a house, one a lake scene with ships.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Porcelain painted in underglaze blue
Brief Description
Sake bottle, porcelain painted in underglaze blue; Japan, Arita kilns, 17th century
Physical Description
Sake bottle of double gourd form. Moulded five vertical panels of wavy outline, two containing plantain trees, two a view of a house, one a lake scene with ships.
Dimensions
  • Height: 27.6cm
  • Diameter: 15.2cm
Styles
Gallery Label
Sake Bottle Porcelain decorated in underglaze blue with gold lacquer repair JAPANESE (Arita kilns, Imari type) About 1700 C.628-1923(as at 2005)
Object history
From sale of the Charles Holme collection of Japanese pottery, 24 Sept., 1923, Lot 94.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
C.628-1923

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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