Bowl with horses and English Empire-style mountsOn display
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Bowl with horses and English Empire-style mounts
Artist/makerKakiemon workshops (established mid-17th century) (potter)
Datemounts 19th century (1801 - 1900)
Edo Period (1600 - 1868)
Material and technique
nigoshide porcelain, press-moulded, with polychrome overglaze enamels, and iron-brown glaze on the rim; gilt bronze mounts
Dimensions22.5 cm (height)
26.3 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978.
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. 207 on p. 148, illus. p. 148