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An image of Jar with design of sea creatures and net in relief by MATSUMOTO Hôen, Meiji export crafts An image of Jar with design of sea creatures and net in relief by MATSUMOTO Hôen, Meiji export crafts An image of Jar with design of sea creatures and net in relief by MATSUMOTO Hôen, Meiji export crafts An image of Jar with design of sea creatures and net in relief by MATSUMOTO Hôen, Meiji export crafts

MATSUMOTO Hôen

(Japan  – )

Meiji export crafts

(Japan circa 1872 – circa 1910)

Title
Jar with design of sea creatures and net in relief
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Meiji period 1868 - 1912 → Japan
Year
19th century
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
enamelled porcelain
Dimensions

37.8 x 22.8 cm:

a - jar; 28.5 x 22.8 cm

b - outer lid

c - inner lid; 2.9 x 10.3 cm

d - stand

Signature & date
Signed c. base of part a - jar, in Japanese, inscribed "Nihon Tokyo Matsumoto Hôen ga [picture by Matsumoto Hôen in Tokyo, Japan]" [artist's seal]. Not dated. Signed c. underside of part d - stand, in Japanese [inscribed],"Nihon Tokyo Matsumoto Hôen ga [picture by Matsumoto Hôen in Tokyo, Japan]" [and artist's seal]. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of the Japanese Commissioners at International Exhibition 1881
Accession number
2439.a-d
Location
Not on display