Dish with decoration by John A. Pope

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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

    Oyamaji, Saga prefecture, Japan
  • Material

    Stoneware with iron pigment under feldspathic glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 5.1 x 17 cm (2 x 6 11/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Eguchi Katsumi 江口勝美 (born 1936)
  • Decorator

    Dr. John Alexander Pope (1906-1982)
  • Description

    Low bowl of coarse stoneware decorated with painting under the glaze. Made by Eguchi Katsumi in 1972 and painted by J.A. Pope on his visit there November 1 of that year.
  • Provenance

    From 1972 to 1982
    John A. Pope (1906-1982), purchased in Japan in 1972. [1]
    From 1982 to 1988
    Mrs. John A. Pope, ownership transferred to Mrs. Pope after the death of her husband, John A. Pope. [2]
    From 1988
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mrs. John A. Pope. [3]
    [1] See Curatorial Remark 3 in the object record.
    [2] See note 1.
    [3] See note 1. The object was initially given to the Archives by Mrs. Pope in 1988, and then it was transferred to the Freer Study Collection in 2006.
  • Collection

    Freer Study Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Dr. John Alexander Pope (1906-1982)
    Annemarie Henle Pope (1907-2001)
  • Origin

    Oyamaji, Saga prefecture, Japan
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Mrs. John Alexander Pope
  • Type

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