(Japan 1866 – 1927)
Vase with design of birds and flowers
- Other titles:
- Kinkozan Awata ware vase
- 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
Japan: Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615–1868
Japan: Meiji period 1868–1912
- 19th century
- stoneware with overglaze enamel and gold
- 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.
- Bequest of Alan Renshaw 1975
- Accession number