- Other Title
- Kinkozan Awata ware vase
- Place where the work was made
Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868
Meiji period 1868 - 1912 → Japan
- 19th century
- Media category
- Materials used
- stoneware with overglaze enamel and gold
- 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.
- Bequest of Alan Renshaw 1975
- Not on display
- Accession number
- Artist information
Kinkōzan Sōbee VII
Works in the collection
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.
Referenced in 1 publication
Jackie Menzies (Editor), The Asian Collections Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Ceramics', Sydney, 2003, 267 (colour illus.).
Alan Renshaw, pre 1975, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, bequest of Alan Renshaw to the Art Gallery of New South Wales 1975.