Verdant Reflections (Ryokuei)

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

    Kyoto, Japan
  • Material

    Stoneware with low-temperature enamel glazes, on wood base
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 34.3 × 26 × 10.2 cm (13 1/2 × 10 1/4 × 4 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Morino Hiroaki Taimei (Japan, born 1934)
  • Provenance

    From 2004 to ?
    Halsey and Alice North, New York, New York, purchased from the artist, Morino Hiroaki Taimei (b. 1934), Kyoto, Japan in 2004. [1]
    To 2017
    Joan B Mirviss Ltd., New York, New York. [2]
    From 2017
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, purchased from Joan B Mirviss Ltd., New York, New York. [3]
    [1] Halsey and Alice North purchased this work directly from the artist. See documentation from Joan B Mirviss Ltd., object file, Collections Management Office. [2]
    [2] See Acquisition Consideration Form, object file, Collections Management Office.
    [3] See note 2.
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    The Resonance between Form and Color II: Ceramic Art of Morino Hiroaki Taimei (November 15 to December 16, 2016)
    Celebrating Kyoto: Modern Arts from Boston's Sister City (December 10, 2008 to August 9, 2009)
    Contemporary Clay: Japanese Ceramics for the New Century (October 7, 2005 to January 21, 2007)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Halsey and Alice North
    Joan B. Mirviss Ltd.
  • Origin

    Kyoto, Japan
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — funds provided anonymously in honor of Victor and Takako Hauge and Halsey and Alice North
  • Type

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