Four Japanese Satsuma vases marking the 25th Jubilee of Queen Wilhelmina

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dc.contributor.other Van Gybland Oosterhoff, H.H.A. 2016-07-07T08:10:17Z 2016-07-07T08:10:17Z 1923 2010
dc.description The four white porcelain vases show four different shapes namely baluster-shaped, conically-shaped, Mei-ping-shaped and hexagonal-shaped and are all very similarly decorated with typical Satsuma decoration consisting of decorative bands of colour. The outer bands on the shoulders and bases of the vases have white flowers on a background of black and gold floral arabesques. Then there are two lighter bands of white and gold triangles bordering a wide central band. This central band is purple with green and red flowers surrounding various medallions and shields. On the front side is a white medallion containing a crowned “W” and at the back is an oval white medallion with the inscription “31 August 1923” in gold. On the one side is a shield with a blue powder-horn on a golden field and the inscription “ORANJE” above it, and on the other side is a shield with a golden lion rampant on a blue field and the inscription “NASSAU” above it. The base of each vase is sunken, glazed and marked with a red Japanese character, the words “Made in Japan” in gold and a sticker “Made in Japan”. Princess Wilhelmina became queen of the Netherlands on her 18th birthday in 1898. In 1923 she celebrated the 25th Jubilee of her reign. This event led to a boom in the creation of Royal Commemorative ware. These vases were made by the Nagoya Potteries in Japan. en_ZA
dc.description.sponsorship Ceramic 101 en_ZA
dc.format.extent a. 160 mm b. 185 mm c. 220 mm d. 245 mm en_ZA
dc.format.medium Porcelain by Nagoya Potteries en_ZA
dc.publisher Department of the University of Pretoria Art en_ZA
dc.relation.ispartofseries UP-Art : paintings, drawings and sculptures en_ZA
dc.relation.ispartofseries D707907 en_ZA
dc.rights Copyright of the electronic version, University of Pretoria. en_ZA
dc.subject Vases en_ZA
dc.title Four Japanese Satsuma vases marking the 25th Jubilee of Queen Wilhelmina en_ZA
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