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Date2nd half of the 17th century
Material and technique
porcelain enamel, wooden lid and base
Dimensions12.3 x 10.7 cm (height x width)
4.9 cm (height)
5.7 cm (with lid and base) (height)
No. of items
Purchased with the assistance of the Story Fund, 2008.
Glossary of terms
Kutani was a famous pottery centre and is also the name of a ceramic style that was first made in Arita.
Ceramic material composed of kaolin, quartz, and feldspar which is fired to a temperature of c.1350-1400⁰c. The resulting ceramic is vitreous, translucent, and white in colour.