Cylindrical low bowl, waster

citation

Cylindrical low bowl with large piece of grit stuck to exterior wall, waster.
Clay: porcelain.
Glaze: clear. Sandy foot, glazed inside.
Decoration: in cobalt pigment under the glaze. Outside: geometricized lattice band around the rim; ancient pine tree, grass and rocks; double band above the base; single band around the foot.
Mark: none.

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1610-1690
Medium
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Style
Arita ware
Dimensions
W: 9.2 cm (3 5/8 in)
Geography
Japan, Saga prefecture, Yamauchi, Hyakken kiln site
Credit Line
Gift of John A. Pope
Accession Number
FSC-P-1227
On View Location
Currently not on view
Type

Bowl (waster)

Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Description

Cylindrical low bowl with large piece of grit stuck to exterior wall, waster.
Clay: porcelain.
Glaze: clear. Sandy foot, glazed inside.
Decoration: in cobalt pigment under the glaze. Outside: geometricized lattice band around the rim; ancient pine tree, grass and rocks; double band above the base; single band around the foot.
Mark: none.

Label

1. (Motoko Shimizu, 10/21/2009) "1610-1659" added to date. See Ohashi Koji, "Hizen Toki" [1989], page 40, list 1, no. 70.

2. (Elizabeth M. Bennett, 7/30/2014) In storage, the card that was found with this object says "Arita: Hyakken, box 20 cylindrical cups".

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