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Medium:
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under colorless glaze, enamels over glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 5.7 x 20.6 cm (2 1/4 x 8 1/8 in)
Style:
Arita ware, Nabeshima type
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Imari, Saga prefecture, Japan
Date:
1868-1926
Period:
Meiji or Taisho era
Description:
Clay: fine white porcelain.
Glaze: transparent.
Decoration: Underglaze blue and overglaze enamel colors; Outside three shippo ([Jpn] "seven jewel") groups, comb pattern on foot. Inside rocks and peonies in center, nyoi ([Jpn], priest's scepter) on rim.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Exhibition History:
Japanese Arts in the Edo Period: 1615-1868, part 2 (March 8 to September 7, 2008)
Japanese Arts in the Edo Period: 1615-1868, part 1 (August 18, 2007 to February 24, 2008)
Garden Potteries and Official Kilns: Clan-Sponsored Ceramics in the Edo Period (January 16, 1986 to November 3, 1986)
Japanese Ceramics from Past to Present (February 18, 1983 to February 16, 1984)
Japanese Ceramics (June 22, 1982 to September 27, 1982)
Japanese Ceramics/Puppets (June 16, 1980 to July 14, 1980)
Japanese Ceramics (July 15, 1980 to June 21, 1982)
Japanese Ceramics (April 11, 1978 to January 17, 1980)
Birds and Flowers of the Four Seasons in Japanese Art (September 14, 1977 to April 8, 1978)
Japanese Ukiyo-e Painting (May 2, 1973 to July 1, 1974)
Japanese Art: Recent Accessions (June 27, 1972 to May 2, 1973)
Topic:
Arita ware, Nabeshima type  Search this
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)  Search this
Taisho era (1912 - 1926)  Search this
Japan  Search this
priest  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1968.58
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye37f005ff0-a429-4a11-b0cb-4e472e4e7551
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1968.58