East Asian Art
Cup and SaucerMade in Hizen (present-day Saga Prefecture), Japan, Asia
Edo Period (1615-1868), Mid- 19th century
Nanri Kaju, Japanese, died 1880, or Higuchi Tahei, Japanese.
Glazed porcelain with underglaze blue and overglaze enamel and gilt decoration (Arita ware)
Currently not on view
1904-779,aBequest of Miss Cornelia Thompson, 1904
LabelZoshuntei Sanpo, a kiln in Hizen, was established in 1841 to manufacture wares especially for trade with the Dutch. Nanri Kaju is known to have worked there. This kiln was the first known to have written its name on the wares it produced.