Small bowl (cylindrical), rim fragment

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    1610-1659
  • Geography

    Uchidayama (Hyakken) kiln site, Yamanouchi-cho, Saga prefecture, Japan
  • Material

    Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
  • Dimension

    W: 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    FSC-P-1512
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_FSC-P-1512

Object Details

  • Description

    Blue-and-white; Small bowl (cylindrical), rim fragment.
    Clay: porcelain.
    Glaze: cobalt pigment under clear glaze on interior and exterior.
    Decoration: two blue (cobalt) bowstring lines below lip under clear glaze on interior, a large cobalt blue leaf (?) under clear glaze on exterior.
  • Provenance

    To 1968
    John A. Pope (1906-1982), Washington DC, collected in Hyakken kiln site. [1]
    From 1968
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of John A. Pope, Washington DC [2]
    Notes:
    [1] See Study Collection catalogue card, Collections Management Office.
    [2] See note 1.
  • Collection

    Freer Study Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Dr. John Alexander Pope (1906-1982)
  • Origin

    Uchidayama (Hyakken) kiln site, Yamanouchi-cho, Saga prefecture, Japan
  • Credit Line

    Gift of John A. Pope
  • Type

    Vessel
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