Vase, porcelain, poultry decoration, Soga Tokumaru/Hyochien, Tokyo, Japan, 1878

Made by Tokumaru, Soga in Tokyo, Japan, 1878.

Vase, porcelain, with a short foot, swollen cylindrical body and short neck with everted rim, poultry decoration painted onglaze in polychrome enamels on a sparse white reserve, one side featuring a crowing rooster with two hens, the reverse with a hen with two chicks, floral design on neck and foot in gilded enamels, gilt rim. Made by Hyochien and painted by Soga Tokumaru, Tokyo, Japan, 1878

Summary

A2569-1
Vase, porcelain, with a short foot, swollen cylindrical body and short neck with everted rim, poultry decoration painted onglaze in polychrome enamels on a sparse white reserve, one side featuring a crowing rooster with two hens, the reverse with a hen with two chicks, floral design on neck and foot in gilded enamels, gilt rim. Made by Hyochien and painted by Soga Tokumaru, Tokyo, Japan, 1878

Dimensions

180 mm
338 mm
180 mm

Production

Made by Hyochien, painted by Soga Tokumaru.

Date inscription in characters translated as "Meiji juichinen junigatsu" = 12th month Meiji (1878).
Tokumaru, Soga 1878

History

Probably exhibited at the Sydney International Exhibition, 1879

Cite this Object

Vase, porcelain, poultry decoration, Soga Tokumaru/Hyochien, Tokyo, Japan, 1878 2016, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 22 March 2017, <https://ma.as/175394>
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