Two small fragments: parts of larger sherd

citation

Two small fragments of a larger sherd – now joined.
Clay: porcelain.
Glaze: clear.
Decoration: in cobalt pigment under the glaze.
Mark: none.

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1660-1680
Medium
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Style
Arita ware
Dimensions
W: 4 cm (1 9/16 in) W: 3.4 cm (1 5/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Saga prefecture, Arita, Tengudani kiln site
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. John Alexander Pope
Accession Number
FSC-P-350
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic
Type

Sherds

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

Two small fragments of a larger sherd - now joined.
Clay: porcelain.
Glaze: clear.
Decoration: in cobalt pigment under the glaze.
Mark: none.

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum