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Jug of European form
Artist/makerpossibly after Zacharias Wagenaer (1614 - 1668) (designer)
Date1659 - 1670
Edo Period (1600 - 1868)
Material and technique
porcelain, with silver and gold enamels over a blue glaze
Dimensions22.1 x 12 x 10.5 cm max. (height x width x depth)
depth at foot 22.1 x 12 x 7.6 cm max. (height x width x depth)
No. of items
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 37 | Japan 1600 - 1850
Glossary of terms
Vitreous coating applied to the surface of a ceramic to make it impermeable or for decorative effect.
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. 10 on p. 44, pp. 20, 47, & 71, illus. p. 44