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Bowl

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The deep bowl has a scalloped edge and a rounded bottom. It is decorated with an all over design of birds on an ivory ground on the inside of the bowl. On the outside is a narrow border of dark red and gold at the top edge and on the low ring foot. The rest of the bowl is decorated with a landscape of sprays of flowers and leaves and two birds on an ivory ground. There is a fine crackle. This is Satsuma ware.

Category:
ceramics, other
Made from:
Earthernware
Made in:
JAPAN
Date made:
Late 19th c.-Early 20th c.
Size:
4.4 x 12.1 cm (1 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
27.48
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK on bottom: painted mark of two oriental characteres in gold in a red rectangle edged with gold.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973