Bowl, fragment of base

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Bowl, fragment of base.
Clay: porcelain.
Glaze: clear.
Decoration: in cobalt pigment under the glaze. Two closely-spaced lines on the inside and on foot. Plum sprig on the bottom. Landscape on the outside.
Mark: none.
Inscription on base by John Pope: Nakashirakawa.

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1640-1660
Medium
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Style
Arita ware
Dimensions
W: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 in)
Geography
Japan, Saga prefecture, Arita, Tengudani kiln site
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. John Alexander Pope
Accession Number
FSC-P-346
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl (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

Bowl, fragment of base.
Clay: porcelain.
Glaze: clear.
Decoration: in cobalt pigment under the glaze. Two closely-spaced lines on the inside and on foot. Plum sprig on the bottom. Landscape on the outside.
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