Dorabachi basin with Oribe glaze

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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

    Kita Kamakura, Kanagawa prefecture, Japan
  • Material

    Stoneware with copper-green glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 7.5 x 29 cm (2 15/16 x 11 7/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Kitaoji Rosanjin 北大路 魯山人 (1883-1959)
  • Description

    Dorabachi basin with Green Oribe glaze
    Mark: incised on unglazed base, "Rosanjin."
    Box, paulownia wood. Inscribed on top of lid: "Oribe-yu ... dorabachi (Oribe glaze ... gong-shaped basin); signed on back of lid: "Rosanjin" {oval black seal: "Hoshigaoka kama"].
  • Signatures

    (L. Cort, June 2009): Incised on unglazed base: "Rosanjin"
  • Provenance

    From 1972 to 2010
    Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge [1]
    From 2010
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge in 2010
    Curatorial notes: Purchased by Taka Hauge at a silent auction at the Tokyo Bijutsu Club in 1972.
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Victor and Takako Hauge ((1919-2013) and (1923-2015))
  • Origin

    Kita Kamakura, Kanagawa prefecture, Japan
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Victor and Takako Hauge
  • Type

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