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dish

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Franks.1945

  • Description

    Dish (lotus leaf-shaped). Stoneware with white slip inlaid and brush painted. Back of the dish and footring are decorated with incised line patterns. Footring is made seperately and attached later.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 17thC(late)-18thC(early)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Ware

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 8.3 centimetres
    • Width: 23.5 centimetres
    • Depth: 21.8 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    This dish made for serving food possibly during tea gatherings was done in the Korean Mishima-de-style, based on earlier Korean Bunchong ware. While the shape is in contemporary Japanese style, the decorative scheme is based on Korean late-16th-century prototypes. This dish attests to the lasting fascination in Japan with Korean Bunchong ware ceramics. (NR 2015)

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  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:

    2014 23 Apr-01 Aug, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi, 'A History of the World in 100 Objects'
    2014-2015 13 Dec-15 Mar, National Palace Museum, Taipei, 'A History of the World in 100 Objects'
    2015 18 Apr–28 Jun, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, 'A History of the World in 100 Objects'
    2015 14 Jul–6 Sep, Kyushu National Museum, Dazaifu, 'A History of the World in 100 Objects'
    2015-2016 20 Sep-11 Jan, Kobe City Museum, Kobe, 'A History of the World in 100 Objects'
    2016 13 Feb-18 Jun, National Museum of Western Australia, Perth, 'A History of the World in 100 Objects'
    2016-2017 08 Sep-29 Jan, National Museum of Australia, Canberra, 'A History of the World in 100 Objects'
    2017 1 Mar-31 May, National Museum of China, Beijing, 'A History of the World in 100 Objects'
    2017 28 Jun-08 Oct, Shanghai Museum, Shanghai, 'A History of the World in 100 Objects'

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    Franks.1945


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