One pair of lidded and mounted bowls

Object Details

Title:

One pair of lidded and mounted bowls

Artist/Maker:

Mounts attributed to Wolfgang Howzer (Swiss, active 1660 - about 1688)

Culture:

Japanese (porcelain); English (mount)

Place:

Arita Japan London England or China (Place created)

Date:

porcelain about 1660–1680; mounts about 1680

Medium:

Porcelain and underglaze blue decoration; gilt-bronze mounts

Object Number:

85.DI.178.1

Dimensions:

34.4 × 38.1 × 25.6 cm (13 9/16 × 15 × 10 1/16 in.)

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Related Works
Provenance
- 1954

Joseph Downs, American, 1895 - 1954 (Winterthur, Delaware)

- 1983

William Heere [sold, Christie's, New York, October 29, 1983, lot 32]

- 1985

Aveline & Co. (Paris, France), sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1985.

Exhibitions
Mounted Oriental Porcelain (December 2, 1986 to August 23, 1987)
  • The Frick Collection (New York), December 2, 1986 to March 1, 1987
  • The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (Kansas City), March 28 to May 24, 1987
  • Center for the Fine Arts (Miami), June 13 to August 23, 1987
The Life of Art: Context, Collecting, and Display (February 7, 2012 to December 3, 2017)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), February 7, 2012 to December 3, 2017
Bibliography

"Acquisitions/1985." The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal 14 (1986), p. 240, no. 185.

Watson, Francis. Mounted Oriental Porcelain, exh. cat. (Washington, D.C.: International Exhibitions Foundation, 1986), pp. 46-47, no. 9.

Watson, Francis. "Mounted Oriental Porcelain." Magazine Antiques 131 (April 1987), pp. 813-23.

Bremer-David, Charissa, et al. Decorative Arts: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue of the Collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1993), p. 151, no. 251.

Wilson, Gillian. Mounted Oriental Porcelain in the J. Paul Getty Museum. 2nd ed. (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1999), pp. 22-25, no. 1.