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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

    Mashiko, Tochigi prefecture, Japan
  • Material

    Stoneware with white slip inlaid under clear glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 5.5 x 26 cm (2 3/16 x 10 1/4 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Shimaoka Tatsuzo (Japan, 1919-2007)
  • Description

    Plate with floral pattern inlay, white slip under clear glaze.
    Mark: seal impressed on base inside footrim.
    No box. The box containing both Shimaoka dishes does not relate to them. The inscription reads: "Tei-yo (Ding-yao, Ding ware)."
  • Signatures

    (L.Cort, June 2009): Stamp on base inside footrim
  • Provenance

    From circa 1962 to 2010
    Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge [1]
    From 2010
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge in 2010
    [1] According to curatorial notes, Taka Hauge, in conversation in 2010, said that she bought these dishes from Shimaoka’s workshop in 1962, the year Shimaoka received the Nihon Mingeikan Prize at the exhibition of new work at the Nihon Mingeikan (Japan Folk Crafts Museum) in Komaba, Tokyo.
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

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

    Mashiko, Tochigi prefecture, Japan
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Victor and Takako Hauge
  • Type

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