Serving bowl with Chinese-inspired motifs

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    mid 19th-early 20th century
  • Geography

    Arita, Saga prefecture, Japan
  • Material

    Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze, enamels over the glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 15.5 × 4.5 cm (6 1/8 × 1 3/4 in)
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Object Details

  • Description

    Shallow, footed porcelain bowl (hachi) with blue underglaze and purple, red, and green overglaze enamels of Chinese-inspired motifs including crane, bamboo, plum blossoms, Chinese character for "long life".
  • Collection

    Freer Study Collection
  • Origin

    Arita, Saga prefecture, Japan
  • Credit Line

    The Kinsey Chanoyu Collection, Gift of Gregory Kinsey
  • Type

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