Jar with design of pomegranates

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1923-1929
  • Geography

    Kyoto, Japan
  • Material

    Porcelain with trailed slip and copper and cobalt pigments under bluish transparent (seihakuji) glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 18.9 x 26 cm (7 7/16 x 10 1/4 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Kondo Yuzo (1902-1985)
  • Provenance

    From at least 1963 to 1991
    Private collector, purchased in Taipei, from at least 1963 [1]
    From 1991
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by a private collector in 1991
    [1] The donor purchased this jar in Taipei, Taiwan, while he was living there between 1956 and 1963 (according to Provenance Remark 1, L.A. Cort, November 3, 1994, in the object record).
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Object of the Bi-Month (April 25, 1991 to March 21, 2007)
  • Previous custodian or owner

  • Origin

    Kyoto, Japan
  • Credit Line

    Anonymous gift
  • Type

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