- Museum number
- Object: 色絵桜文皿 鍋島焼 (Dish with a design of a blossoming cherry tree)
Dish with a design of a cherry tree. Made of porcelain with underglaze cobalt blue and overglaze polychrome enamels. Nabeshima ware.
- Production date
Diameter: 11 centimetres (footring)
Diameter: 20.50 centimetres
Height: 6 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- This dish, once part of the set of five or ten, was made for presentation to the Tokugawa shogun and his officials by the Nabeshima daimyo. This particular dish with its design and colouration represents the peak period of Nabeshima ware production from 1690 to 1720.
- On display (G93/dc6/sB)
- Exhibition history
2006 13 Oct - 2010 26 Oct, 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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