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Dish, fragment of base

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

    Kakiemon kiln site, Nangawara, Arita, Saga prefecture, Japan
  • Material

    Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
  • Dimension

    W: 10.4 cm (4 1/8 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Dish, base fragment.
    Clay: porcelain.
    Glaze: clear. Spur mark on base.
    Decoration: in cobalt decoration under the glaze. Narcissus? leaves.
    Mark: none. Paper sticker inscribed "Kakiemon" in blue ink; pencil note "K."
  • Marks

    Paper sticker inscribed "Kakiemon" in blue ink; pencil note "K."
  • Collection

    Freer Study Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Contemporary Porcelain from Japan (November 21, 1993 to September 5, 1994)
  • Origin

    Kakiemon kiln site, Nangawara, Arita, Saga prefecture, Japan
  • Credit Line

    Gift of John A. Pope
  • Type

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