Small bowl or dish, waster

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

    Hyakken kiln site, Yamauchi, Saga prefecture, Japan
  • Material

    Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
  • Dimension

    W: 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Samll bowl or dish, waster.
    Clay: porcelain.
    Glaze: clear with greenish tint on outside; greyish tint on inside.
    Decoration: in cobalt pigment under the glaze, turned black. On interior base a six-sided medaillon with beautifully rendered landscape of pines, cliffs, rocks, waterfall.
    Mark: none.
  • Collection

    Freer Study Collection
  • Origin

    Hyakken kiln site, Yamauchi, Saga prefecture, Japan
  • Credit Line

    Gift of John A. Pope
  • Type

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