Jan 4, 2023
Jan 4, 2023
Jan 4, 2023

Teacups with Dragons

Teacups with Dragons


c. 1844–57

Part of a set. See all set records

Seifū Yohei I 初代清風与平

(Japanese, 1801–1861)

Set of five tea cups; porcelain with underglaze blue

Height (each): 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.); diameter (each): 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)

Gift of James and Christine Heusinger 2022.144


Seifū Yohei I made both blue and white porcelains after Ming dynasty (1368–1644) Chinese wares fired in the kilns at Jingdezhen for export. He also made colorful stoneware in the style of his teacher, Nin’ami Dōhachi (Takahashi Dōhachi II) (1783–1855).

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