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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1962
  • Geography

    Gojozaka, Kyoto, Japan
  • Material

    Stoneware with iron glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 7.5 x 32.5 cm (2 15/16 x 12 13/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Kimura Morikazu (1921-2015)
  • Description

    Iron-glazed bowl, rust red with darker spots.
    Mark: seal impressed on dot of clay attached to base.
    Box, paulownia wood. Inscribed on front of lid: "Tenmoku-yu...sara" (Tenmoku"; on back of lid: "Morikazu saku" (made by Morikazu) [square red seal].
  • Signatures

    (L. Cort, June 2009): Seal impressed on dot of clay on base
  • Inscriptions

    Inscribed on front of box lid: "Tenmoku-yu...sara" (Tenmoku"; on back of lid: "Morikazu saku" (made by Morikazu) [square red seal].
  • 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, this piece was purchased by Taka Hauge from the artist’s studio on Gojozaka, Kyoto, most likely in 1962.
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Modern Japanese Ceramics in American Collections (December 8, 1993 to August 23, 1994)
  • Previous custodian or owner

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

    Gojozaka, Kyoto, Japan
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Victor and Takako Hauge
  • Type

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