Oct 12, 2022
Oct 12, 2022

Lid for a Box with Butterfly

Lid for a Box with Butterfly

c. 1855

Part of a set. See all set records

Seifū Yohei I 初代清風与平

(Japanese, 1801–1861)

Porcelain with underglaze blue

Gift of James and Christine Heusinger 2022.149.b


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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Japanese Art
Japanese Art
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