Bottle, fragment of base and wall

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

    Tengudani kiln site, Arita, Saga prefecture, Japan
  • Material

    Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W: 9.2 x 11.5 cm (3 5/8 x 4 1/2 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Bottle, waster.
    Clay: porcelain.
    Glaze: clear. Unglazed inside. Glazed inside the foot.
    Decoration: in cobalt pigment under the glaze. Floral design. Single line around the bottom and around the foot.
    Mark: none. Sticker inscibed "Tengudani" in pale ink.
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Mr. Yokota
  • Provenance

    To 1966
    Mr. Yokota, Kyoto, Japan. [1]
    From 1966
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mr. Yokota, Kyoto, Japan. [2]
    [1] See object file, Collections Management Office.
    [2] See note 1. See also Study Collection catalogue card, Collections Management Office.
  • Origin

    Tengudani kiln site, Arita, Saga prefecture, Japan
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Mr. Yokota
  • Type

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