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Figure of a Bijin (beautiful lady)


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Title/s

Figure of a Bijin (beautiful lady)

Maker/s

Unknown

Category

hard-paste porcelain

Name

figure

School/Style

Kakiemon

Description

Figure of a bijin (beautiful lady). Hard-paste porcelain decorated overglaze in enamels.

Production Place

Arita (place)

Japan (country)

Japanese (nationality)

Dimensions

height: 38.7 cm
width:

Period

Edo Period (1615-1868)

Date

circa 1680 to 1700

Provenance

given: The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum 1961 (Filtered for: Applied Arts collection)

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Documentation

  1. (1989 - 90) Treasures from the Fitzwilliam: ''The Increase of Learning and other great Objects of that Noble Foundation'', Cambridge (Cambs.) [page: 73]
    [comments: Publ.]
  2. (2005) Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum, London: Scala [page: 141]
    [comments: Publ.]
  3. Sotheby's (2005) Japanese Works of Art, Prints and Paintings, London?: Sotheby's [page: 69] 10 November 2005)
    [comments: Cf. Lot 944. Estimate 6,000-8,000 sterling]
  4. Oliver Impey Transactions of the Oriental Ceramic Society, London?2003-2004)
    [comments: Cf. p.11, fig.16]

Other Notes

Accession Number

C.3-1961 (Applied Arts)
(Reference Number: 118336; Input Date: 2005-01-21 / Last Edit: 2009-02-02)

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