Dish with fluted rim, Mino ware, Ofuke type

Small dish with pleated rim.
Clay: pale gray pottery. Two chips on footrim.
Glaze: transparent glaze with pale greenish tone (Ofuke glaze), large irregular crackles stained brown; glaze deeper green in tone where thick. Interior of footrim glazed; glaze wiped off edge and outside of footrim and surrounding base. Patch of gray reduction on rim.
Decoration: pleating on narrow everted rim.

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 17th-18th century
Medium
Stoneware with wood-ash glaze
Style
Mino ware, Ofuke type
Dimensions
H x W x D: 2.5 x 12.1 x 12.1 cm (1 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in)
Geography
Japan, Gifu prefecture
Credit Line
Gift of Okochi Sadao
Accession Number
F1988.14
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Dish

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, Mino ware, Ofuke type, stoneware, wood-ash glaze, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1988
Okochi Sadao, Nagoya, Japan. [1]

From 1988
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Okochi Sadao, Nagoya, Japan. [2]

Notes:

[1] See Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1. See also Curatorial Remark 6 in the object record.

Previous Owner(s)

Okochi Sadao

Description

Small dish with pleated rim.
Clay: pale gray pottery. Two chips on footrim.
Glaze: transparent glaze with pale greenish tone (Ofuke glaze), large irregular crackles stained brown; glaze deeper green in tone where thick. Interior of footrim glazed; glaze wiped off edge and outside of footrim and surrounding base. Patch of gray reduction on rim.
Decoration: pleating on narrow everted rim.

Published References
  • Louise Allison Cort. Seto and Mino Ceramics. Washington and Honolulu, 1992. cat. 69, p. 150.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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