East Asian Art
Dish with Design of Peonies and a Rock FormationMade in Okawachi, Hizen (present-day Saga Prefecture), Japan, Asia
Edo Period (1615-1868), Late 17th to early 18th century
Artist/maker unknown, Japanese
Porcelain with underglaze blue and overglaze enamel decoration (Arita ware, Nabeshima-style)
Currently not on view
1897-207The General Hector Tyndale Memorial Collection, 1897
LabelNabeshima-style wares are highly refined and feature underglaze blue and overglaze enamel decoration in applied colors such as red, yellow, and bluish-green. The backs of dishes also have underglaze blue decoration, usually depicting jewels bound with ribbons, peonies, and similar motifs.