Presentation jar for pickled plums

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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

    Hiekoba kiln, Arita, Saga prefecture, Japan
  • Material

    Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear colorless glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W: 23.7 x 22 cm (9 5/16 x 8 11/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Clay: White porcelain.
    Glaze: Clear, slightly bluish.
    Decoration: Three plant groups in underglaze blue. Cockscomb (?), hagi (?), and aster or chrysanthemum.
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Howard Hollis and Company
  • Provenance

    To 1961
    Howard Hollis and Company, Cleveland, Ohio. [1]
    From 1961
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Howard Hollis and Company, Cleveland, Ohio. [2]
    [1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.
    [2] See note 1.
  • Origin

    Hiekoba kiln, Arita, Saga prefecture, Japan
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

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