Japanese Ewer

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Japanese Ewer


The exchange of influences and domesticity

story by Christina Vlassopoulou, Robertas Steckis

At the end of the 17th century, Japanese Kakiemon porcelain became a popular export product to Europe, replacing Chinese porcelain. But Kakiemon was based on technology and influences from Korean and Chinese potters, and eventually influenced Chinese potters in return. We will start this story with the “finishing touch”: a Dutch silver mount...

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