Dish with designs of tiger and bamboo and blossoming plum

citation

Historical period(s)
Meiji era or later, 1868-1940
Medium
Porcelain with enamels over clear glaze, iron pigment
Style
Arita ware, Kakiemon style
Dimensions
H x W: 5.4 x 28.2 cm (2 1/8 x 11 1/8 in)
Geography
Japan, Saga prefecture, Arita
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1953.10
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Dish

Keywords
Arita ware, Kakiemon type, bamboo, flower, Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), plum blossom, porcelain, tiger, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1953
Howard Hollis & Co., Cleveland, Ohio. [1]

From 1953
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Howard Hollis & Co., Cleveland, Ohio. [2]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Howard Hollis and Company

Published References
  • Martin Feddersen. Japanese Decorative Art: A Handbook for Collectors and Connoisseurs., 1st American ed. New York. p. 80, fig. 51.
  • Mayuyama Junkichi. Japanese Art in the West. Tokyo. pl. 395.
  • Oriental Ceramics (Toyo Toji Taikan): The World's Great Collections. 12 vols., Tokyo. pl. 176.
  • Report of the Secretary and the Financial Report, 1953. Washington. p. 55, pl. 2.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum