Bowl, fragment of rim

citation

Bowl, fragment of rim.
Clay: porcelain.
Glaze: clear with pale blue tint. Grit adhesion under the foot rim.
Decoration: in cobalt pigment under the glaze. Spiral design inside the foot rim.
Mark: none. Inscription on base.

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1660-1680
Medium
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Style
Arita ware
Geography
Japan, Saga prefecture, Arita, Naka Shirakawa kiln site
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. John Alexander Pope
Accession Number
FSC-P-321
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl (fragment)

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

Bowl, fragment of rim.
Clay: porcelain.
Glaze: clear with pale blue tint. Grit adhesion under the foot rim.
Decoration: in cobalt pigment under the glaze. Spiral design inside the foot rim.
Mark: none. Inscription on base.

Inscription(s)

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

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

Copyright with museum