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Artist:
Kato Tamikichi II (1808-1865)  Search this
Medium:
Porcelain with cobalt decoration under clear, colorless glaze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5.1 × 23.9 × 16.5 cm (2 × 9 7/16 × 6 1/2 in)
Style:
Seto ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Seto, Aichi prefecture, Japan
Date:
1824-1865
Period:
Edo period
Description:
Sweetmeat dish: oblong with curved ends, flaring sides. Heavily potted, thick square-cut foot, undamaged condition.
Clay: fine, smooth, white porcelain.
Glaze: clear porcelain glaze, medium gloss; a few pinholes at rim.
Decoration: painted in underglaze cobalt blue. Curved panels radiating from center panel extend over the rim to the outside ending at foot which is banded with a double line. Two each of four different familiar diaper patterns alternate in the panels, including reverse swastika, overlapping wave or scales.
Inscription: on base in underglaze blue.
Inscriptions:
The inscription on the base of this serving dish states clearly that it is a copy (utsushi) by "Tamikichi of Seto" of a work by the legendary figure Gorodayu Go Shonzui.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Exhibition History:
Japanese Ceramics from Seto and Mino (January 19, 1996 to August 5, 2001)
Summer Whites: Japanese Porcelain (July 1, 1983 to March 15, 1984)
Topic:
Seto ware  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
Japan  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Anonymous gift
Accession Number:
F1978.49a-c
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
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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/ye39505ed57-ba22-4dc7-bfc9-29e4048826da
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1978.49a-c