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Title

Vase with design of cocks, hens and chicks

December 1878

Artists

Alternate image of Vase with design of cocks, hens and chicks by Soga Tokumaru, Hyôchien Company
Alternate image of Vase with design of cocks, hens and chicks by Soga Tokumaru, Hyôchien Company
Alternate image of Vase with design of cocks, hens and chicks by Soga Tokumaru, Hyôchien Company
Alternate image of Vase with design of cocks, hens and chicks by Soga Tokumaru, Hyôchien Company
Alternate image of Vase with design of cocks, hens and chicks by Soga Tokumaru, Hyôchien Company
  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Japan
    Period
    Meiji period 1868 - 1912 → Japan
    Date
    December 1878
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    porcelain or white stoneware, enamel colours over clear glaze
    Dimensions
    34.0 x 19.0 cm
    Signature & date

    Signed and dated base, in Japanese, red enamel [inscribed] ".... Meiji jû-ichi nen jû-ni gatsu Nihon Tokyo Hyôchien sei Soga Tokumaru ga [December 1878 made by Hyôchien Company of Tokyo, Japan and picture by Soga Tokumaru]" [and factory's mark].

    Credit
    Gift of the Japanese Commissioners at International Exhibition 1879. Accessioned 1889.
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    2447
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Soga Tokumaru

    Works in the collection

    1

    Artist information
    Hyôchien Company

    Works in the collection

    2

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Japan

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