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Shell-shaped dish with poppy
Artist/makerstyle of Kakiemon workshops (established mid-17th century) (potter)
Datemid - late 17th century
Edo Period (1600 - 1868)
Material and technique
porcelain, moulded, with blue and green overglaze enamels
Dimensions2.9 x 12.9 x 9 cm irregular, max. (height x width x depth)
No. of items
Purchased with the assistance of the Story Fund, 1989.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 37 | Japan 1600 - 1850
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Glossary of terms
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.
Impey, Oliver, Japanese Export Porcelain: Catalogue of the Collection of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (Amsterdam: Hotei Publishing, 2002), no. 97 on p. 93, p. 225, illus. p. 93