A selection of ceramics through the ages (5 second delay) Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology The Collections:
PotWeb: Ceramics online
@ the Ashmolean Museum
Early Europe & Near East
Classical to Medieval
Europe from 1500
Oriental & Islamic
Japanese Export Ware
First Previous Introduction Next Last
  133 of 147
  • Museum Accession No.: WA.MC.166
  • Catalogue No.: 371
  • Object type: Bowl
  • Kiln/Location: Imari
  • Period/Date: early 18th century
  • Dimensions: H. 5.7 cm, D. 17.8 cm
  • Provenance: Marshall Collection. 166. Department of Western Art, WA.MC.166
  • Description: Sixteen-petalled, moulded bowl with curving sides and foliate rim. Decoration in red, green, pink, aubergine and black enamels with gold. Central stylised chrysanthemum with moulded petals, drawn with double red outline filled with gold. Sides divided into four panels of two or six petals each. Each larger panel contains, coiled dragons, prunus and part of a fan shape decorated in colours, the smaller panels are in red and gold with diaper patterns and ferns. Red and gold chrysanthemum flowers are scattered throughout, at random. Gold rim. On outside, gold floral sprays with red, green and pink accents.
  • Exhibited: OCS, 1965, no. 229
  • Similar Example:
  • Illustrated:
Main View
Click for larger version of this image
Detail of Decoration
Click for larger version of this image
First Previous Introduction Next Last
© Copyright University of Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, 2004
The Ashmolean Museum retains the copyright of all materials
used here and in its Museum Web pages.
Last updated: 30-Jan-2004
Link to Hotei Publishing, Amsterdam