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Tureen with Landscape

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
late 17th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Porcelain painted with cobalt blue under transparent glaze (Hizen ware; Kakiemon type)
Dimensions:
Diam. 10 in. (25.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Dr. and Mrs. Roger G. Gerry Collection, Bequest of Dr. and Mrs. Roger G. Gerry, 2000
Accession Number:
2002.447.47a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 201
This large tureen is a piece of export porcelain made for the European trade that was conducted by the Dutch during the Edo period (1615–1868). It is decorated in the Transitional style, in which a stylized landscape scene is executed in underglaze blue on a white surface. This style originated in Chinese export porcelain and was popular in Europe in the first half of the seventeenth century. When, toward the middle of that century, the Dutch porcelain trade was carried out primarily with Japan, Chinese styles were used as models. This large tureen shape was not widespread in Japan, but rather was created specifically to meet the demand of European buyers.
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