Dish, fragment of rim and base

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    18th century?
  • Geography

    Mukurodani kiln site, Arita, Saga prefecture, Japan
  • Material

    Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
  • Dimension

    W: 12.2 cm (4 13/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    FSC-P-387
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_FSC-P-387

Object Details

  • Description

    Dish, fragment of rim and base.
    Clay: porcelain.
    Glaze: clear.
    Decoration: in cobalt pigment under the glaze. Vinescroll around the rim and five-petal flower motif on bottom inside; linear vinescroll around the rim outside.
    Mark: "Da Ming Nien Chih" reign mark on base. Sticker inscribed "Mukurodani."
  • Origin

    Mukurodani kiln site, Arita, Saga prefecture, Japan
  • Credit Line

    Gift of John A. Pope
  • Type

    Vessel
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