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Kinkôzan SôbeeVII

(Japan 1866 – 1927)

Vase with design of birds and flowers

Other titles:
Kinkozan Awata ware vase
Location
Not on display
Further information

The Kinkôzan was a family of Kyoto potters established during the Edo period. In the Meiji period Kinkôzan Sôbee VI began using the Satsuma ware technique. His son Kinkôzan VII continued this work, actively exploring new designs for export ware and participating in international exhibitions.

The Asian Collections, AGNSW, 2003, pg.267.

Both Kinkôzan Sôbê VI (1822-1884) and Kinkôzan Sôbê VII (1866-1927) were active in the late 19th century. It is not sure which artist made this work.

Place of origin
Awata, Japan
Period
Japan: Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615–1868
Japan: Meiji period 1868–1912
Year
19th century
Media
Ceramic
Medium
stoneware with overglaze enamel and gold
Dimensions
9.1 cm diam. of rim; 30.6 x 13.5 cm
Signature & date

Signed on base, in Japanese [inscribed] "Kinkôzan zô [made by Kinkôzan]". Not dated.

Credit
Bequest of Alan Renshaw 1975
Accession number
292.1975