Nabeshima ware dish in five-sun size

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1680-1700
Medium
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze, enamels over the glaze
Style
Arita ware, Nabeshima type
Dimensions
H x W: 3.7 x 15 cm (1 7/16 x 5 7/8 in)
Geography
Japan, Saga prefecture, Imari, Okawachi kiln
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1959.10
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Dish

Keywords
Arita ware, Nabeshima type, Edo period (1615 - 1868), flower, Japan, Nabeshima ware, porcelain, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1959
Harry C. Nail, Jr., Palo Alto, California. [1]

From 1959
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Harry C. Nail, Jr., Palo Alto, California. [2]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record. Also refer to Curatorial Remark 2.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Harry C. Nail Jr.

Published References
  • Oriental Ceramics: The World's Great Collections. 12 vols., Tokyo. vol. 10, pl. 182.
  • Louise Allison Cort. The Artist in Edo. Washington. p. 15, fig. 3-4.
  • Imaizumi Motosuke. Iro nabeshima to Matsugatani. Tokyo. p. 231, pl. 140.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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