Kiln tool, post and attached disk

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Kiln tool, post and attached disk.
Clay: stoneware.
Glaze: one. Heavy grit adhesion on top of post.
Decoration: none.
Mark: none. Inscription on base.

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1660-1680
Medium
Unglazed stoneware
Style
Arita ware
Dimensions
H x W: 14.5 x 7.2 cm (5 11/16 x 2 13/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Saga prefecture, Arita, Tengudani kiln site
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. John Alexander Pope
Accession Number
FSC-P-324
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic
Type

Kiln furniture (firing support post)

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

Kiln tool, post and attached disk.
Clay: stoneware.
Glaze: one. Heavy grit adhesion on top of post.
Decoration: none.
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