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Blue and white lidded large ornamental jar with bird and flower design and a lion handle, Seto ware

Kawamoto Masukichi I1876

Art Research Center, Ritsumeikan University

Art Research Center, Ritsumeikan University
Kyoto, Japan

Likely displayed at the Philadelphia World Exposition of 1876, this was in a German collection, and then was returned to Japan. It is said that in Germany it was used as a wine jar.

Details

  • Title: Blue and white lidded large ornamental jar with bird and flower design and a lion handle, Seto ware
  • Creator: Kawamoto Masukichi I
  • Date Created: 1876
  • Physical Dimensions: H 96.0 cm
  • Transcript:
    Registered Cultural Property of Seto CIty
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  • Original Source: Setogura Museum

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