Title DISH
Accession Number IX-7
Museum Name Salar Jung Museum, Hyderabad
Object Type Porcelain
Main Material PORCELAIN
Country JAPAN
Provenance JAPAN
Origin Place JAPAN
Period / Year of Work 18TH CENTURY
Dimensions 11H, 63L, 50 WD
Brief Description Imari porcelain dish oval in shape and having incised edges, painted in panels to represent a goose and flowers and leaves all over in blue, red and orange colours. Creeper design with flowers in blue at the reverse. A circle and the maker's mark in blue colour at the bottom.
Detailed Description Imari porcelain is the name for Japanese porcelain ware made in the town of Arita, in the former Hizen Province, north western Kyushu. They were exported to Europe extensively from the port of Imari, Saga in the latter half of 17th century and early 18th century. Japanese as well as the Europeans called this ware Imari. It is coloured porcelain with an under glaze of cobalt blue and over glaze of red and gold. Note-worthy examples are the oval dish with incised edges with painted panels of flowers and creeper designs in blue, red and orange.