Somayama (Otowa) ware Incense box in the form of a seated dragon

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1825-1850
Medium
Stoneware with rice-straw ash glaze
Style
Somayama (Otowa) ware
Dimensions
H x W: 8.6 x 6.2 cm (3 3/8 x 2 7/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Shiga prefecture
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1900.21a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Container
Type

Incense box (kogo)

Keywords
dragon, Edo period (1615 - 1868), incense, Japan, Somayama (Otawa) ware, stoneware
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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