Small dish, fragment of base with rim

citation

Small flat dish with upturned rim, fragment of the base with rim.
Clay: porcelain.
Glaze: clear.
Decoration: in cobalt pigment under the glaze. Plum design.
Mark: none.
Inscription on base by John Pope: Nakashirakawa..

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1660-1680
Medium
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Style
Arita ware
Dimensions
W: 11.7 cm (4 5/8 in)
Geography
Japan, Saga prefecture, Arita, Tengudani kiln site
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. John Alexander Pope
Accession Number
FSC-P-337
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Dish (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

Small flat dish with upturned rim, fragment of the base with rim.
Clay: porcelain.
Glaze: clear.
Decoration: in cobalt pigment under the glaze. Plum design.
Mark: none.
Inscription on base by John Pope: Nakashirakawa..

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