Decagonally-lobed dish with herons

Details

  • Title

    Decagonally-lobed dish with herons

  • Associated place

    Arita (place of creation)
    Japan (place of creation)
  • Date

    2nd half of the 17th century
    Edo Period (1600 - 1868)
  • Material and technique

    porcelain, with underglaze painting in blue

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    16.1 cm (diameter)
    3.1 cm (height)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Jeffrey Story and Walter Cook, 1985.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1985.47

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Glossary of terms

porcelain

underglaze painting

Further reading

Impey, Oliver, The Early Porcelain Kilns of Japan: Arita in the First Half of the Seventeenth Century, Oxford Oriental Monographs (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996), p. xi, pl. 29a (colour)

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