Keywords: Meiji era (1868 - 1912)

3,187 objects
F1896.41

Large bottle-shaped ornamental object, Raku type ware

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Clay: dense, buff. Raku type clay. Hand formed. Glaze: Cream, flushed with pinkish-yellow; crackled. Lead glaze. Decoration: in red, cream, brown, yellow, and green over-glazes. Lead-based enamel glazes. Design of “auspicious clouds.”

F1895.3

Satsuma ware vase

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Vase, elongated ovoid; flat recessed foot. Clay: white stoneware. Glaze: brilliant cream, speckled with light gray-brown; minute, composite crackle. Iridescent.

F1894.33

Enthroned Buddhist divinity with halo

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Statuette: a Buddhist divinity, haloed and enthroned. Surface: dark brown patina, earthy incrustation. Decoration: in low relief.

F1894.5

Bowl with design of auspicious motifs

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Bowl, large, flaring, on heavy beveled foot. Cracked and repaired. Clay: Buff clay, hard, coarse. Glaze: grayish-brown, crackled. Decoration: white slip and iron pigment under clear glaze, enamels over glaze. Embossed and painted over glaze in green, white, black, red, and violet. Mark: Kenzan.

F1894.4

Seto ware “white-necked” sake bottle with pouring spout

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Light gray clay. Incised vertical lines on neck. Iron glaze, shiny and black where thick, translucent brown where thin; opaque white rice-straw ash (unofu) glaze on neck, running down shoulder. Four spur marks (from clay wads) on glazed slightly concave base.

F1893.13

Asahi ware cylindrical tea bowl

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Cylindrical tea bowl (tsutsu chawan 筒茶碗) Low foot with four notches: spiral carved on base. Clay: hard, ringing, grayish. under glaze, dark brown where exposed, with spots of iron bleeding through glaze. Glaze: Clear glossy glaze. Opaque white around rim, dripping down one side. Footrim and base glazed. Mark: Inner edge of footrim: “Asahi.” Decoration: …

F1893.10

Satsuma ware tea bowl

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Tea-bowl, ovoidal-cylindrical; four overlapping joints. Three rough bosses. Clay: hard, dense, grayish. Glaze: brilliant cream; light brown crackle; running splashes of brown.

F1893.7a-b

Incense burner

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Incense-burner, low, ovoidal; three feet; two loop handles. Pierced bronze cover. Clay: dense, grayish-white. Glaze: brilliant dark seal-brown. Decoration: modeled in relief.