Gourd-shaped bottle decorated with motif of children at play

Kobayashi Sobei

Kobayashi Sobei - Gourd-shaped bottle decorated with motif of children at play
The bottle with glaze decorated in enamels and gold is a typical example of the 19th-century Kyōto production, which imitated older satsumayaki stoneware from the Satsuma Principality in southern Kyūshū. The bottle forms a pair with bottle inv. No. Vu 672.
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measurements: height 22 cm
material: stoneware
technique: Painted in overglaze enamel and gold
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inventory number: Vu 673
gallery collection: Collection of Asian and African Art