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46 objects
F1896.45a-b

Kenzan style Black Raku water jar

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<p>Clay: dense, coarse, gray. Hand formed. Glaze: mirror-black; inside, thin, grayish. Decoration: in white glaze-relief; crackled. Signatures of Ogata Korin (1658-1716) and Ogata Kenzan (1663-1743)</p>
F1896.58

Bizen ware sake bottle in the shape of a wild duck

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<p>Sake bottle (tokkuri), gourd-shaped, with pinched body; twisted bulbous neck and short spout. Restoration on spout. Clay: fine, fired reddish-brown. Glaze: lustrous, mottled reddish to blackish brown, iridescent areas, yellow spots. Impressed mark: Character tera in seal script within outline of folding fan.</p>
F1896.86

Akahada ware tea bowl with design of standing cranes

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1896.86
<p>Tea bowl, notched. Mishima technique. Gohon type with crane design (gohon tachizuru chawan [Jpn]) Clay: dense, resonant, grayish-white. Glaze: greenish-gray, flushed with pink, dappled in cream yellow. Decorations: cranes, incised, partially filled with white paste, and touched with brown, under glaze. Seal. Gourd-shaped seal, &#8220;Akahada&#8221; [Jpn]</p>
F1896.100

Kenzan style tea bowl with design of crane and flowing water

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1896.100
<p>Tea bowl with design of crane and flowing water. Clay: soft, Raku-like. Glaze: luminous yellow-pink; crackled. Lead glaze. Decoration: in cream and black overglazes, in relief. Crane and flowing water.</p>
F1897.10a-b

Satsuma ware tea-ceremony water jar in the shape of a well curb

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<p>Water-jar (mizusashi) in form of a well-head, quadrilateral, cypress (sugi) wood cover with nashiji lacquer lining and metal ornaments of crab and bird. Clay: hard, dense, cream-colored stoneware Glaze: transparent, finely crackled Decoration: in pink, light green and pale lavender enamels and gold, over glaze. Chrysanthemums, grasses and vines outside. Peony scroll band at top &#8230;</p>
F1898.446a-b

Container with frog at rim

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<p>Light gray clay, darkened on surface by use. Potter&#8217;s mark &#8220;Shun&#8217;u,&#8221; without frame, impressed on base to right. Clear ash glaze under copper-green (rusu) glaze streaked with bluish white, forming thick welt just above base. Clear glaze on inside. Relief figure of tiny frog climbing over rim. With ivory lid.</p>
F1899.15

Tea bowl in Oribe style

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1899.15
<p>Buff clay, stained beneath glaze. On outside, underglaze iron painted decoration (which appears gray) of plovers in a &#8220;fishnet&#8221; lattice. Clear glaze, slightly underfired, crackled, partially wiped off base; narrow panel of copper-green ash glaze on outside, overlapping rim.</p>
F1899.61a-b

Kyoto ware jar with design of phoenixes and paulownia crests

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<p>Jar. Gold lacquer repairs. Black lacquer cover. Clay: hard, sonorous, beige. Stained where exposed at base. Glaze: translucent fish-roe crackle. Decoration: in green, blue and red enamels, and gold, over glaze. Gold lost in areas. Pair of phoenixes, five paulownia crests, kashiwa leaves and grasses, and vinescroll motif. Seal and inscription.</p>