Dish with designs of tiger and bamboo and blossoming plum

Historical period(s)
Meiji era or later, 1868-1940
Porcelain with enamels over clear glaze, iron pigment
Arita ware, Kakiemon style
H x W: 5.4 x 28.2 cm (2 1/8 x 11 1/8 in)
Japan, Saga prefecture, Arita
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel


Arita ware, Kakiemon type, bamboo, flower, Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), plum blossom, porcelain, tiger, WWII-era provenance
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Oriental Ceramics: The World's Great Collections. 12 vols., Tokyo. vol. 10, pl. 176.
  • Mayuyama Junkichi. Japanese Art in the West. Tokyo. pl. 395.
  • Report of the Secretary and the Financial Report, 1953. Washington. p. 55, pl. 2.
  • Martin Feddersen. Japanese Decorative Art: A Handbook for Collectors and Connoisseurs., 1st American ed. New York. p. 80, fig. 51.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
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