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Tea bowl waster

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    18th-19th century
  • Geography

    Kihara kiln group, Sasebo, Nagasaki prefecture, Japan
  • Material

    Stoneware with cobalt pigment under ash glaze
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Tea bowl waster (1/2 of another bowl attached inside).
    Clay: grey porcelaneous stoneware.
    Glaze: ash glaze.
    Decoration: cobalt pigment design (scrolling leaf design - karakusa) on exterior.
    Contains stickers.
  • Marks

    Contains three stickers. One sticker states in English, "Kihara".
  • Collection

    Freer Study Collection
  • Origin

    Kihara kiln group, Sasebo, Nagasaki prefecture, Japan
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Mr. Yokota
  • Type

  • Restrictions and Rights

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