Small dish, waster

citation

Small dish, fragment.
Clay: porcelain.
Glaze: Clear with pale blue tint.
Decoration: in cobalt blue under the glaze. Rear part of a shishi lion.
Mark: none. Inscription on base.

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1630-1650
Medium
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Style
Arita ware
Dimensions
W: 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in)
Geography
Japan, Saga prefecture, Arita, Naka Shirakawa kiln site
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. John Alexander Pope
Accession Number
FSC-P-315
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Dish (waster)

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

Small dish, fragment.
Clay: porcelain.
Glaze: Clear with pale blue tint.
Decoration: in cobalt blue under the glaze. Rear part of a shishi lion.
Mark: none. Inscription on base.

Inscription(s)

"Naka Shirakawa" inscribed in black grease pencil by John A. Pope.

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

Copyright with museum