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Stem cup, waster

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At A Glance

  • Period

    early 17th century
  • Geography

    Hiekoba kiln site?, Arita, Saga prefecture, Japan
  • Material

    Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W: 7.8 x 10.2 cm (3 1/16 x 4 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Stem cup, waster.
    Clay: porcelain.
    Glaze: clear glaze with pale blue tint.
    Decoration in cobalt pigment under the glaze. Two closely spaced lines just below the rim. Three sprays of flowers. One line at top of the stem.
    Mark: "Made in Japan" sticker.
  • Marks

    "Made in Japan" sticker
  • Provenance

    To 1956
    Harold P. Stern (1922-1977), Washington DC [1]
    From 1956
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Harold P. Stern, Washington DC [2]
    [1] See Study Collection catalogue card, Collections Management Office.
    [2] See note 1.
  • Collection

    Freer Study Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Harold P. Stern (1922-1977)
  • Origin

    Hiekoba kiln site?, Arita, Saga prefecture, Japan
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Harold P. Stern
  • Type

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