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Title

Jar with design of sea creatures and net in relief

19th century


Artists

MATSUMOTO Hôen

Japan

Meiji export crafts

Japan

circa 1872 - circa 1910


Details


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

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; 4.4 x 12 cm

c - inner lid; 2.9 x 10.3 cm

d - stand; 7.2 x 20.8 cm


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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

2439.a-d


Artist information

MATSUMOTO Hôen

Works in the collection

1

Artist information

Meiji export crafts

Works in the collection

25


Place

Where the work was made
Japan