Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Tea Pot with Eggplant
  • Matsuda Yuriko
    born 1943
    active: Japan
  • Tea Pot with Eggplant, 1992
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • porcelain, polychromy
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 25.7 x 29 x 6.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 10 1/8 x 11 3/8 x 2 1/2 in
  • Musuem purchase: R. Charles and Mary Margaret Clevenger Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2002.0002.a,b
Label Text

Flat meiping-shaped pot with a long curved spout and a small flat lid. On one shoulder is attached an eggplant. Two chains on the other shoulder are connected to the spout. Decorated with a patchwork of dot patterns in yellow, red, blue, and green. The lid, two chains, and the stem of the eggplant are decorated with glowing gold-leaf.