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- Object: 色絵薄墨紫蘭文鉢 (Large bowl with stylised orchid design)
Large bowl with a design of purple orchids. Porcelain decorated with underglaze 'usuzumi' ('light ink,' sprayed oxidised uranium) and overglaze polychrome enamels. With paulownia storage box.
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Diameter: 44.80 centimetres
Height: 12.50 centimetres
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2000-2001 20 Oct-14 Jan, British Museum, Saga Contemporary Ceramics from the Home of Japanese Porcelain
2006-2008 13 Oct-Oct , British Museum, Japanese Galleries, 'Japan from prehistory to the present'
2009 Feb-2011 Feb 14, BM Japanese Galleries, 'Japan from prehistory to the present'
2012 Nov 30 - 2013 Apr 4, Bonn, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle, ‘Treasures of The World's Cultures’
2016 Apr–Oct, London, BM Japanese Galleries, 'Japan from Prehistory to the Present'
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- Acquisition notes
- Given as part of a collective gift of 63 works by members of Saga Ceramic Art Association.
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