Ewer with blossoms, scrolling, and cartouches of kiri-mon, or paulownia leaves

Details

  • Title

    Ewer with blossoms, scrolling, and cartouches of kiri-mon, or paulownia leaves

  • Artist/maker

    possibly Kakiemon workshops (established mid-17th century) (potter)
  • Associated place

    Arita kiln-sites (place of creation)
    Europe (original location)
  • Date

    20th century (1901 - 2000)
    Edo Period (1600 - 1868)
  • Material and technique

    porcelain, probably press-moulded, with underglaze blue, and polychrome overglaze enamels

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    16.3 x 12.2 x 7.9 cm (max) (height x width x depth)
    at base 5.8 cm (diameter)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1978.640

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Glossary of terms

porcelain

Further reading

Impey, Oliver, Japanese Export Porcelain: Catalogue of the Collection of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (Amsterdam: Hotei Publishing, 2002), no. 404 on p. 232, p. 90, illus. p. 232

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