Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Kinkōzan Sōbei VII
    born: Kyoto, Japan ; died: Kyoto, Japan ; active: Japan
  • vase, circa 1904–1925, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • porcelain, enamel, piercing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 19.1 x 8.4 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 7 1/2 x 3 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1581

Tall vase with raised floral forms and butterflies with one flower and the wings of one buttfly in "devil's work, " or cut-out. Three figures, woman and two girls, painted in color on one side. Colorless glaze, no crackle. Gold band at lip and base.