Fluted vase

Anonymous artist

Anonymous artist - Fluted vase
This Arita vase is decorated with pine, blooming sakura and phoenixes on the body. The neck bears plant motifs of chrysanthemum perianths and rosettes with scrollwork. The inner bottom is adorned with two twigs of (probably) prunus. (See Filip Suchomel – Marcela Suchomelová, Mistrovská díla japonského porcelánu, Praha 1997, p. 157.)
measurements: height 29,4 cm
depth 15,4 cm
material: Porcelain
technique: Painted in underglaze cobalt blue and overglaze red enamel and gold
inventory number: Vu 3685
gallery collection: Collection of Asian and African Art