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Ki-Seto dorabachi serving bowl

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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1953-1954
  • Geography

    Hiradobashi (Toyota), Aichi prefecture, Japan
  • Material

    Stoneware with copper-green pigment under ash glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 7.5 x 22.5 cm (2 15/16 x 8 7/8 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Okabe Mineo (1919-1990)
  • Description

    Straight-sided bowl (dorabachi) in Yellow Seto format.
    Mark: incised on base, "Mine" (mark in shape of peak, "mine").
    Box, paulownia wood. Inscribed on front of lid: "Ki-Seto / dorabachi (gong-shaped basin) ... Mineo" [square red seal: "Mine"].
  • Signatures

    (L. Cort June 2009): Incised on bottom, "Mine" (mark in shape of peak, "mine").
  • Provenance

    From early 1950s to 2010
    Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge [1]
    From 2010
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge in 2010
    [1] Curatorial notes: Purchased by Victor Hauge from the artist Okabe Mineo in his studio in the early 1950s.
    Victor visited Okabe's workshop in the early 1950s and bought everything that was available for sale.
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Tea Taste in Japanese Art (1963)
  • Previous custodian or owner

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

    Hiradobashi (Toyota), Aichi prefecture, Japan
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Victor and Takako Hauge
  • Type

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