Nabeshima ware dish in seven-sun size

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    1868-1926
  • Geography

    Imari, Saga prefecture, Japan
  • Material

    Porcelain with cobalt pigment under colorless glaze, enamels over glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W: 5.7 x 20.6 cm (2 1/4 x 8 1/8 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1968.58
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1968.58

Object Details

  • Description

    Clay: fine white porcelain.
    Glaze: transparent.
    Decoration: Underglaze blue and overglaze enamel colors; Outside three shippo ([Jpn] "seven jewel") groups, comb pattern on foot. Inside rocks and peonies in center, nyoi ([Jpn], priest's scepter) on rim.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Japanese Arts in the Edo Period: 1615-1868, part 2 (March 8 to September 7, 2008)
    Japanese Arts in the Edo Period: 1615-1868, part 1 (August 18, 2007 to February 24, 2008)
    Garden Potteries and Official Kilns: Clan-Sponsored Ceramics in the Edo Period (January 16, 1986 to November 3, 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/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)
    Japanese Ukiyo-e Painting (May 2, 1973 to July 1, 1974)
    Japanese Art: Recent Accessions (June 27, 1972 to May 2, 1973)
  • Origin

    Imari, Saga prefecture, Japan
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

    Vessel
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