string(20) "edanmdm:fsg_F1961.29" Decagonal bowl - National Museum of Asian Art

Decagonal bowl

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At A Glance

  • Period

    1950-1959
  • Geography

    Arita, Saga prefecture, Japan
  • Material

    Porcelain with enamels over clear glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W: 10.1 x 21 cm (4 x 8 1/4 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1961.29
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1961.29

Object Details

  • Description

    Deep bowl of decagonal shape with flaring rim and upturned lip.
    Clay: white porcelain.
    Glaze: clear.
    Decoration: hydrangeas, and phoenixes in overglaze enamels; dragon in slip inside; brown rim.
  • 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]
    Notes:
    [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)
    Japanese Ceramics (June 22, 1982 to September 27, 1982)
    Japanese Ceramics/Puppets (June 16, 1980 to July 14, 1980)
    Japanese Ceramics (July 15, 1980 to June 21, 1982)
    Japanese Ceramics (April 11, 1978 to January 17, 1980)
    Birds and Flowers of the Four Seasons in Japanese Art (September 14, 1977 to April 8, 1978)
    Bicentennial Exhibition: Japanese Art (December 15, 1975 to November 10, 1976)
    Japanese Ukiyo-e Painting (May 2, 1973 to July 1, 1974)
    Japanese Art—Paintings, Pottery (August 18, 1967 to September 20, 1971)
    Japanese Art, Galleries 3, 4, and 5 (January 1, 1963 to September 16, 1970)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Howard Hollis and Company
  • Origin

    Arita, Saga prefecture, Japan
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

    Vessel
  • Restrictions and Rights

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