string(21) "edanmdm:fsg_F1954.123" A Chrysanthemum-shaped, Kakiemon ware, deep bowl - National Museum of Asian Art

A Chrysanthemum-shaped, Kakiemon ware, deep bowl

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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

    Arita, Saga prefecture, Japan
  • Material

    Porcelain with iron under clear glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W: 9.5 x 22.5 cm (3 3/4 x 8 7/8 in)
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Object Details

  • Description

    Clay: fine white porcelain.
    Glaze: lustrous, milk-white. Undecorated except for iron pigment around edge of rim.
    No signature or seal.
  • Provenance

    To 1954
    Mathias Komor, New York. [1]
    From 1954
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Mathias Komor, New York. [2]
    [1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.
    [2] See note 1.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Summer Whites: Japanese Porcelain (July 1, 1983 to March 15, 1984)
    Centennial Exhibition, Galleries 3 and 4 (February 25, 1956 to January 1, 1963)
    Untitled Exhibition, Japanese Art, 1955 (October 25, 1955 to November 22, 1955)
    Untitled Exhibition, Japanese Art (October 3, 1947 to February 25, 1956)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Mathias Komor (1909-1984)
  • Origin

    Arita, Saga prefecture, Japan
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

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