Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Bottle

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
18th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Dimensions:
H. 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Purchase by subscription, 1879
Accession Number:
79.2.222
Not on view
The decoration on this bottle reflects the collaboration between local Nanga literati painters, such as Chikuden and the Kameyama potters.
[ Samuel P. Avery , New York, 1879; sold to MMA]
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Kodai-ji Lacquer," 1995.

Related Objects

Wine Bottle with Chinese Character Reading Treasure (Japanese, takara)

Date: late 17th century Medium: Porcelain painted with cobalt blue under transparent glaze (Hizen ware; Imari type) Accession: 1975.268.476 On view in:Gallery 203

Bottle with Peony Scroll

Date: mid-14th century Medium: Porcelain painted with cobalt blue under a transparent glaze (Jingdezhen ware) Accession: 26.271.1a, b On view in:Gallery 204

Vase with Figures in Landscape

Date: ca. 1660–80 Medium: Porcelain painted with cobalt blue under transparent glaze (Hizen ware) Accession: 1981.354 On view in:Gallery 203

Water Jar (Mizusashi) with the Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove

Date: late 18th century Medium: Porcelain painted with cobalt blue under a transparent glaze; lacquer cover with porcelain knob (Hirado ware) Accession: 23.225.74a, b On view in:Gallery 229

Water Jar (Mizusashi) with the Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove

Date: second half of the 18th century Medium: Porcelain painted with cobalt blue under a transparent glaze; lacquer cover (Hirado ware) Accession: 23.225.53 On view in:Gallery 229