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Artist:
Morita Uruo Mitsunaga (d. 1914)  Search this
Medium:
Stoneware with cobalt decoration under clear glaze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7.3 x 11.3 x 11.3 cm (2 7/8 x 4 7/16 x 4 7/16 in)
Style:
Odo ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Kochi, Kochi prefecture, Japan
Date:
1868-1912
Period:
Meiji era
Description:
Tea bowl with designs of hawk in pine tree and pair of Chinese scholars.
Clay: buff pottery, darkened on surface by use.
Glaze: clear, appearing buff over clay body, fine even crackle; ending evenly on base above foot.
Decoration: comma-shape trimmed inside straight-sided footrim. In blue-gray underglaze cobalt line and wash; on one side, section of pine trunk with hawk on branch; on opposite side, pair of elderly Chinese scholars seated face-to-face; both motifs in style of the Kano school.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Exhibition History:
Feathered Ink (August 27, 2022 to February 20, 2023)
Topic:
pine tree  Search this
Odo ware  Search this
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)  Search this
tea  Search this
hawk  Search this
scholar  Search this
Japan  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1989.67
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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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/ye3483eb13f-4f45-4d4a-a88f-20b834dde2c4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1989.67