Vase with procession celebrating the Seven Lucky GodsOn display
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Vase with procession celebrating the Seven Lucky Gods
Artist/makerShōko Takebe (active 1868 - 1912) (potter)
Associated peopleThomas B. Blow (active late 19th century - early 20th century) (commissioner)
Material and technique
earthenware, with polychrome overglaze enamels, including gold
Dimensions16 cm (height)
7.9 cm (diameter)
at base 5.4 cm (diameter)
at mouth 3.2 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented in memory of John Kiggell, 2020.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 36 | Japan from 1850
Glossary of terms
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1000-1200⁰c. The resulting ceramic is non-vitreous and varies in colour from dark red to yellow.