Individual serving dish (mukozuke) with squared rim

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    1590-1607 or 1950s
  • Geography

    Inkyo kiln, Toki city, Gifu prefecture, Japan
  • Material

    Stoneware with iron slip under feldspathic glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 5.7 x 17 x 17 cm (2 1/4 x 6 11/16 x 6 11/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1961.9
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1961.9

Object Details

  • Description

    Light gray clay. Three loop feet. Translucent feldspathic glaze covering iron slip, appearing reddish brown where glaze is thin, gray where glaze is thick. Central design of bush clover incised through iron slip. Three large round spur marks on base adjacent to feet.
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  • Provenance

    To 1961
    Harry C. Nail, Jr., Palo Alto, California. [1]
    From 1961
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Harry C. Nail, Jr., Palo Alto, California. [2]
    Notes:
    [1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.
    [2] See note 1.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    The Tea Ceremony as Melting Pot (January 31 to July 18, 2004)
    Japanese Ceramics from Seto and Mino (January 19, 1996 to August 5, 2001)
    The Glazed Ceramic Tradition of Mino and Seto Wares (April 26, 1985 to January 13, 1986)
    Japanese Ceramics from Past to Present (February 18, 1983 to February 16, 1984)
    Japanese Ceramics (June 22, 1982 to September 27, 1982)
    Japanese Ceramics (July 15, 1980 to June 21, 1982)
    Japanese Ceramics (April 11, 1978 to January 17, 1980)
    Japanese Art (July 1, 1974 to April 10, 1978)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Harry C. Nail Jr.
  • Origin

    Inkyo kiln, Toki city, Gifu prefecture, Japan
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

    Vessel
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