Cup and Saucer

Nanri Kaju, Japanese, died 1880, or Higuchi Tahei, Japanese.

Geography:
Made in Hizen (present-day Saga Prefecture), Japan, Asia

Period:
Edo Period (1615-1868)

Date:
Mid- 19th century

Medium:
Glazed porcelain with underglaze blue and overglaze enamel and gilt decoration (Arita ware)

Dimensions:
9 1/16 x 4 15/16 inches (23 x 12.5 cm)

Curatorial Department:
East Asian Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1904-779,a

Credit Line:
Bequest of Miss Cornelia Thompson, 1904

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Label:
Zoshuntei 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.