A large earthenware vase of rectangular form, each side painted with a single panel, one depicting an extensive mountainous landscape with rice farmers in their fields in the foreground, another with figures in a garden viewing chrysanthemums, another with fishermen in their boats on a lake, and the fourth with monkeys among rocks and bamboo, after a design by Mori Sosen (1747-1821). Each within a roundel border, the ground scattered with stylized flowers and scrolls, the shoulder with chrysanthemums, and the neck with a formal diaper band.


  • Title: Vase
  • Date Created: circa 1890
  • Location Created: Japan
  • Type: ARTIFACT
  • Medium: earthenware, painted and gilded

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