Otowa ware standing Amida Nyorai with inscribed pedestal

Artist: Otowa Jizaemon (born 1663)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1729 (tenth month, fifteenth day)
Transparent stoneware with iron glazes; gilding over iron slip; enamels over transparent glaze; iron pigment under glaze
Kyoto ware, Otowa kilns
H x W: 35.1 x 15.3 cm (13 13/16 x 6 in)
Japan, Kyoto prefecture, Kyoto
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Sculpture

Buddhist sculpture

Amitabha Buddha, Buddha, Buddhism, dharmakaya-vitarka mudra, Edo period (1615 - 1868), enamel, iron wash, Japan, Kyoto ware, lotus, stoneware
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Raku to Kyoyaki. Yakimono meikan, 3 Tokyo. .
  • Kazunobu Nakanodo. Otowa-Gojozaka kamamoto no hensen to sakufu. vols. 15/16 Tokyo. p. 119, fig. 4.
  • Oka Yoshiko. Kinsei Kyoyaki no kenkyu [Research on Kyoto ceramics of the early modern period]., 1st ed. Kyoto. p. 245, fig. 23.
  • Oka Yoshiko. Kinsei Kyoyaki no kenkyu. Kyoto. p. 245, fig. 23.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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