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Title

Vase with design of birds and flowers

19th century


Artist

KINKÔZAN SôbeeVII

Japan

1866 - 1927


About

The Kinkôzan was a family of Kyoto potters established during the Edo period. In the Meiji period Kinkôzan Sôbee VI began using the Satsuma ware technique. His son Kinkôzan VII continued this work, actively exploring new designs for export ware and participating in international exhibitions.

The Asian Collections, AGNSW, 2003, pg.267.

Both Kinkôzan Sôbê VI (1822-1884) and Kinkôzan Sôbê VII (1866-1927) were active in the late 19th century. It is not sure which artist made this work.


Details


Other Title

Kinkozan Awata ware vase


Place where the work was made

Awata Japan


Date

19th century


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

stoneware with overglaze enamel and gold


Dimensions

9.1 cm diam. of rim; 30.6 x 13.5 cm


Signature & date

Signed on base, in Japanese [inscribed] "Kinkôzan zô [made by Kinkôzan]". Not dated.


Credit

Bequest of Alan Renshaw 1975


Location

Not on display


Accession number

292.1975


Artist information

KINKÔZAN SôbeeVII

Works in the collection

3


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Jackie Menzies (Editor), The Asian Collections Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Ceramics', Sydney, 2003, 267 (colour illus.).