Baluster jar with flowersOn display
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Baluster jar with flowers
Edo Period (1600 - 1868)
Material and technique
porcelain, with polychrome overglaze enamels
Dimensionswith lid 27.3 cm (height)
17.5 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by M. C. and J. W. Christie-Miller, 1976.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 37 | Japan 1600 - 1850
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. 62 on p. 76, p. 23, illus. p. 76