Squared bottle with prunus and formal daisy plantsOn display
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Squared bottle with prunus and formal daisy plants
Artist/makerpossibly Kakiemon workshops (established mid-17th century) (potter)
Datelate 17th century
Edo Period (1600 - 1868)
Material and technique
porcelain, with red, green, blue, and gold overglaze enamels
Dimensions22.2 x 9.5 x 9.5 cm max. (height x width x depth)
width and depth at foot 22.2 x 5.2 x 5.2 cm (height x width x depth)
No. of items
Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 35 | West meets East
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. 270 on p. 173, pp. 27, 103, & 168, illus. p. 173