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Bottle

Region: Satsuma (Japanese, founded 1598)

Medium: porcelain with enamel
Dimensions:
6 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches (15.9 x 8.3 cm)
Classification: Household Accessories
Markings: Black circle split into fourths with gold lines above a black box with gold Japanese characters (on base)
Credit Line: Gift of Nelda C. Stark, 1980
Object number: 41.33.7
Accession Number: 1981.528
1979 York Appraisal: 155
1965 Appraisal: 206
DescriptionOval shaped body; circular spreading foot; small waisted neck; crackled white ground; heavy gold enamel decoration; twenty-three male and female figures in panels on body.
Provenance: W.H. Stark [1851-1936] and Miriam Lutcher Stark [Mrs. W.H. Stark, 1859-1936][1]; by inheritance to their son H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; by inheritance to his wife Nelda C. Stark [1909-1999]; gifted December 11, 1980 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to The W.H. Stark House | 1. See 1921 American Appraisal Company Appraisal of Furnishings of the Residence of W.H. Stark Orange, Texas. Page 41 entry 4.
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  • Women
  • Men