Bottle, neck fragment (pair of handles broken off)

citation

Neck of bottle, pair of handles broken off.
Clay: porcelain.
Glaze: clear.
Decoration: in cobalt pigment under the glaze. Plum, bamboo design.
Mark: none.
Inscription by John Pope on base: Nakashirakawa..

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1640-1660
Medium
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Style
Arita ware
Dimensions
H x Diam: 6.3 x 5.8 cm (2 1/2 x 2 5/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Saga prefecture, Arita, Tengudani kiln site
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. John Alexander Pope
Accession Number
FSC-P-338
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bottle (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

Neck of bottle, pair of handles broken off.
Clay: porcelain.
Glaze: clear.
Decoration: in cobalt pigment under the glaze. Plum, bamboo design.
Mark: none.
Inscription by John Pope on base: 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