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Title

Jar with design of sea creatures and net in relief

late 19th century


Artists

MATSUMOTO Hôen

Japan

Meiji export ware

Japan

circa 1872 - circa 1910


Details


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

late 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 1879. Accessioned 1889


Accession number

2439.a-d


Artist information

MATSUMOTO Hôen

Works in the collection

1

Artist information

Meiji export ware

Works in the collection

24


Place

Where the work was made
Japan

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history