染錦女官図小皿 Dish with Design of Court Lady by the Gate of a Shinto Shrine
Edo period (1615–1868)
Porcelain with underglaze blue, overglaze enamels, and gold (Hizen ware, Arita type)
H. 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm); Diam. 9 1/8 in. (4.4 x 23.2 cm)
Gift of Charles Stewart Smith, 1893
Not on view
Heian-period court ladies like the one depicted here appear on porcelain produced at Arita kilns in the mid-seventeenth century. An early example of enameled porcelain from Arita, this dish exemplifies ties to Nabeshima ware in its quality and gold application.
Captain Frank Brinkley , Tokyo (1893; sold to Smith). ; Charles Stewart Smith , New York (1893; donated to MMA).
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Storytelling in Japanese Art," November 19, 2011–May 6, 2012.
Artist: Design attributed to Cornelis Pronk (Dutch, Amsterdam 1691–1759 Amsterdam)Date: ca. 1734–37Medium: Porcelain painted with cobalt blue under and colored enamels over transparent glaze (Hizen ware; Imari type)
Accession: 2002.447.122On view in:Gallery 201