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Maker(s) &
Production:

Unknown, Japan

Collection:

H.S. Reitlinger

Category(s):

porcelain; hard-paste porcelain

Name:

dish

Date:

circa 1700 1800
Edo Period (1615-1867)

Period(s):

Edo Period (1615-1868); 18th century

Description:

Dish. Hard-paste porcelain painted in underglaze blue, iron-red and gilding. The dish has an uneven, everted rim, and shallow rounded sides springing from a low, slightly tapered foot. The interior well is decorated with two ho-ho birds, one standing and one in flight amongst peonies and flowers. The cavetto and rim are decorated with three panels containing solid gilt circles interspersed with a profusion of flower heads, and gilt edged rim. The under side has three prunus branches in underglaze blue, iron-red and gilt. The glazed base has a single line blue circle and four spur marks.

Technique(s):

throwing; body
painting underglaze; decoration; in blue
painting; decoration; in iron-red enamel
gilding; decoration

Material(s):

hard-paste porcelain; whole
enamel; decoration; iron-red
gilt; decoration

Technique
Description:

hard-paste porcelain painted in underglaze blue, iron-red and gilding

Dimension:

diameter, whole, 24.3, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1950; Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Provenance:

Lord Lonsdale Collection. H.S. Reitlinger (d.1950); the Reitlinger Trust, Maidenhead, from which transferred in 1991.

Acquisition Credit:

Bequeathed by H.S. Reitlinger, 1950; transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991.

Inscription:

label; inscribed in black ink; IMARI 18th Cent. Lot VII Lord Lonsdale's Sale. 1879. 4 oriental dishes; rectangular grey sticky label

Accession:

Object Number: C.741-1991
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 21750; input: 2001-02-22; modified: 2016-08-11)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/21750





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