Porcelain with overglaze enamels (Arita ware, Kakiemon-related type)
H. 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm); Diam. 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm)
Dr. and Mrs. Roger G. Gerry Collection, Bequest of Dr. and Mrs. Roger G. Gerry, 2000
Not on view
Western forms were commissioned by the Dutch East India Company. The Japanese were given either wooden models, European pieces or drawings to imitate. Here decoration is effectively used on a western form in the Kakiemon style.
Date: late 17th centuryMedium: Porcelain painted with cobalt blue under and colored enamels over transparent glaze (Hizen ware; Kakiemon type); American mount
Accession: 2002.447.60a, bOn view in:Gallery 201