Hagi ware serving bowl with arching handle

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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

    Hagi, Yamaguchi prefecture, Japan
  • Material

    Stoneware with rice-straw-ash glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W: 18 x 21.5 cm (7 1/16 x 8 7/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Shallow bowl with arching handle and high foot with two notches.
    Clay: coarse buff gray stoneware fired reddish.
    Glaze: opaque grayish white; crackled; uneven.
    Decoration: none.
  • Provenance

    To 1968
    N.V. Hammer, Inc., New York. [1]
    From 1968
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from N.V. Hammer, Inc., New York. [2]
    [1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.
    [2] See note 1.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Japanese Ceramics (April 11, 1978 to January 17, 1980)
    Japanese Art--Shinto (October 12, 1976 to December 10, 1976)
    Japanese Paintings Attributed to Iwasa Matabei (July 1, 1974 to October 1, 1975)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    N.V. Hammer, Inc.
  • Origin

    Hagi, Yamaguchi prefecture, Japan
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
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