Nabeshima ware dish in one-shaku size

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

    Nabeshima official kiln, Imari, Saga prefecture, Japan
  • Material

    Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam (overall): 10.7 x 34.1 cm (4 3/16 x 13 7/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Clay: porcelain.
    Glaze: clear, colorless glaze.
    Decoration: in underglaze cobalt, pine, plum and bamboo motif in interior; three floral garlands on exterior; "comb" pattern on footrim.
  • Provenance

    To 1985
    Mrs. Joe M. Blumberg, Bethesda, Maryland. [1]
    From 1985
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mrs. Joe M. Blumberg, Bethesda, Maryland. [2]
    [1] See Deed of Gift, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.
    [2] See note 1. The object was transferred from the Study Collection to the Permanent Collection in 2010. See Curatorial Remark 9 in the object record.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Mrs. Joe M. Blumberg
  • Origin

    Nabeshima official kiln, Imari, Saga prefecture, Japan
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Mrs. Joe M. Blumberg
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