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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Hirado (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Gift of Lieutenant-Colonel Kenneth Dingwall DSO through The Art Fund

  • Museum number:

    C.324-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 21, shelf 5

Physical description

Dish of porcelain, painted in underglaze blue with peony flowers and leaves and two butterflies; below, three sprays of stylised lotus flowers and leaves, and round the foot a border of serrations.

Place of Origin

Hirado (probably, made)

Date

ca. 1900 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Diameter: 15.6 cm

Descriptive line

Dish, porcelain painted in underglaze blue; Japan, probably Hirado kilns, Meiji period, ca. 1900

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Peonies; Butterflies; Lotus flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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