Two plain Shino-glazed plates

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    late 16th century
  • Geography

    ogama kiln, possibly Ogaya district, Kani city, Gifu prefecture, Japan
  • Material

    Stoneware with Shino and ash glazes
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Two plain Shino-glazed plates (the most common type of Shino ware) with a tiny ash-glazed plate (sara) on top; Plates separated by three cone-shaped pins, with a clay ring at the bottom of the stack (this stacking procedure used only for Shino ware); Seemingly a complete sagger-load, since fragments of saggers adhere to both top and bottom.
    Glaze: ash glaze and Shino glaze.
  • Origin

    ogama kiln, possibly Ogaya district, Kani city, Gifu prefecture, Japan
  • Type

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