Bowl, waster

citation

Bowl, waster, plus small piece of the rim.
Clay: porcelain.
Glaze: clear with grey tint. Inside of the foot unglazed.
Decoration: in cobalt pigment under the glaze.
Mark: none. Inscription on base.

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1640-1660
Medium
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under blue-grey glaze
Style
Arita ware
Dimensions
H x W: 5.1 x 9.6 cm (2 x 3 3/4 in)
Geography
Japan, Saga prefecture, Arita, Naka Shirakawa kiln site
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. John Alexander Pope
Accession Number
FSC-P-329
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl (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

Bowl, waster, plus small piece of the rim.
Clay: porcelain.
Glaze: clear with grey tint. Inside of the foot unglazed.
Decoration: in cobalt pigment under the glaze.
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