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Title

Vase with design of birds and flowers

19th century

Artist

Kinkōzan Sōbee VII

Japan

1868 – 1927

  • Details

    Other Title
    Kinkozan Awata ware vase
    Place where the work was made
    Awata Japan
    Period
    Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
    Meiji period 1868 - 1912 → 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
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Kinkōzan Sōbee VII

    Works in the collection

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  • 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.

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

  • Provenance

    Alan Renshaw, pre 1975, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, bequest of Alan Renshaw to the Art Gallery of New South Wales 1975.

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