Saucer

Object Number: 
S-247.21
Date: 
1880-1900
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 × 5 1/4 in. (1.9 × 13.3 cm)
Marks: 
Underside of saucer is marked in Japanese characters, translated as "Made by Iwa Workshop, Kutani, Japan."
Description: 
White saucer painted along face in cinnabar red with gold; exterior is decorated with medallions the depict images of Chinese figures located among flowers, sparrows, and other landscape features. Underside painted with gold foliage.
Gallery Label: 
Saucer is typical of Japanese Kutani export ware manufactured during the early twentieth century.
Credit Line: 
The Robert L. Stuart Collection, the gift of his widow Mrs. Mary Stuart
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group