Bowl with design of peonies by Miyagawa Kozan II

This highly significant contribution to the Eastern Art department includes a number of rare pieces from the Meiji (1868-1912) and Taisho (1912-26) periods, as well as several earlier Edo ceramics (1600-1867).

Details

Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
8.5 × 16.7cm
Acquired in:
2016
Presented by:
David and Anne Hyatt King through The Art Fund

Many were made in the renowned Makuzu workshop in Yokohama and will enhance the museum’s established collection and reputation as a centre for study in Makuzu ware. Other leading potters of late-19th and early-20th centuries are also represented, including Miura Chikusen (1854-1915), Miyanaga Tozan (1868-1941) and Seifu Yohei (1851-1914).

Provenance

David and Anne Hyatt-King

Venue details

Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 2PH 01865 278000 www.ashmolean.org

Entry details

Permanent collections are free to all
50% off exhibitions with National Art Pass
 

Tue – Sun, Bank Holiday Mon, 10am – 5pm

Closed 24 – 26 Dec

Share this article