Misshapen baluster jar with flowersOn display
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Misshapen baluster jar with flowers
Artist/makerKakiemon workshops (established mid-17th century) (potter)
Edo Period (1600 - 1868)
Material and technique
porcelain, with polychrome overglaze enamels
Dimensions41 cm (height)
29 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by an anonymous donor, 2000.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 37 | Japan 1600 - 1850
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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. 191 on pp. 139-140, pp.11, 23, & 97, illus. p. 139