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Made by: Unknown

On view in: Mansion Exhibit - Hall MMP Bedroom


About this object

The vase is urn shaped with a flaring lip and narrow neck. It has a bulbous body and a pedestal foot. It is painted all over in gold and touches of red and black. The neck is decorated with bands of abstract motifs. On the body are painted many little figures with haloes and wearing long robes standing in two tiers. This is Satsuma ware.

Category:
CERAMICS, OTHER
Object name:
Vase
Made from:
Earthernware
Made in:
JAPAN
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
H. 2 1/16 in., Dia. 1 1/8 in.
overall __6.67 CM __ __ __2.86 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
27.47
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK __under foot: cross in a circle in gold and red, a rectangle containing Japanese letters in gold on a black ground
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973