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Fragment, small cylindrical cup (?) or incense burner (?)

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

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

    Stoneware with iron oxide under clear glaze
  • Dimension

    W: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Clay: stoneware.
    Glaze: interior unglazed except for rim which is slightly in turned. Clear glaze on exterior over and soemtimes exposing underglaze iorn oxide decoration.
    Decoration: chrysanthumum medallion and vertical banding in iron oxide 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]
    [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, Japan
  • Credit Line

    Gift of John A. Pope
  • Type

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