Dish with fluted rim, Mino ware, Ofuke type

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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

    Gifu prefecture, Japan
  • Material

    Stoneware with wood-ash glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 2.5 x 12.1 x 12.1 cm (1 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Small dish with pleated rim.
    Clay: buff pottery.
    Glaze: transparent glaze with olive greenish tone (Ofuke glaze), large irregular cracks stained brown; glaze deeper green in tone where thick. Interior of footrim glazed; glazed wiped off outside of footrim and surrounding base.
    Decoration: pleating on narrow everted rim.
  • Provenance

    To 1988
    Okochi Sadao, Nagoya, Japan. [1]
    From 1988
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Okochi Sadao, Nagoya, Japan. [2]
    [1] See Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920, Collections Management Office.
    [2] See note 1. See also Curatorial Remark 6 in the object record.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Tea in the Floating World (December 8, 2002 to May 26, 2003)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Okochi Sadao
  • Origin

    Gifu prefecture, Japan
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Okochi Sadao
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