Two dishes, stuck together (plus two rim fragments)

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Two dishes stuck together, fragments.
Clay: porcelain.
Glaze: clear with play blue tint. Heavy grit adhesion.
Decoration: in cobalt pigment under the glaze. Ship with sail design in center. “Fuyo-de” rim decor.
Mark: none. Inscription on base.

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1640-1660
Medium
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Style
Arita ware
Dimensions
W: 13 cm (5 1/8 in) W: 5.8 cm (2 5/16 in) W: 3.2 cm (1 1/4 in)
Geography
Japan, Saga prefecture, Arita, Naka Shirakawa kiln site
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. John Alexander Pope
Accession Number
FSC-P-314
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Dish (fragments)

Keywords
Arita ware, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, Naka Shirakawa kiln site
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. John Alexander Pope 1906 - 1982

Description

Two dishes stuck together, fragments.
Clay: porcelain.
Glaze: clear with play blue tint. Heavy grit adhesion.
Decoration: in cobalt pigment under the glaze. Ship with sail design in center. "Fuyo-de" rim decor.
Mark: none. Inscription on base.

Inscription(s)

"Nakashirakawa" inscribed in black grease pencil by John A. Pope.

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum