Vase: bamboo reed and cloud motif

Vase: bamboo reed and cloud motif
  • Title :     Vase: bamboo reed and cloud motif
  • Artist:     Kanzan Denshichi Designer Dai-Nippon Kanzan-Sei Other relation
  • Accession:     TD1993.11.1 a-c
  • Country:     Japan
  • Date:     circa 1880
  • Dimensions:     Inches 12-7/8 6 diameter Dimensions, vase (a) Inches 14-5/8 6-3/4 6-3/4 Dimensions, box (b) Inches 1 6-3/4 6-3/4 Dimensions, lid (c), Centimeters 32.7 15.2 diameter Dimensions, vase (a) Centimeters 37.1 17.1 17.1 Dimensions, box (b) Centimeters 2.5 17.1 17.1 Dimensions, lid (c)
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     Art Deco
  • Subject:     Orientalism , Ceramics/Ceramic Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1993.11.1.JPG
  • Tags:     Decorative Arts and Furniture~Art Deco
Overall semi-translucent celadon glazed porcelain vase with gilded double handles and trim at rim and base; incised motif consisting of bamboo reeds and Japanese beetles; applied and gilded decoration consisting of whirling clouds and a repeating geometric band at rim and base; original wooden storage box is secured shut with cotton canvas tie. a: vase, b: box, c: lid