Kiln tool, disk with recessed surface

citation

Kiln tool, disk with recessed surface.
Clay: porcelain.
Glaze: none
Decoration: none.
Mark: none. Inscription.

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1800-1868
Medium
Unglazed porcelain
Style
Arita ware
Dimensions
Diam: 5.3 cm (2 1/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Saga prefecture, Arita, Naka Shirakawa kiln site
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. John Alexander Pope
Accession Number
FSC-P-328
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Tool and Equipment
Type

Kiln furniture (firing support disk)

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, disk with recessed surface.
Clay: porcelain.
Glaze: none
Decoration: none.
Mark: none. Inscription.

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