Decagonal bowl

Historical period(s)
Showa era, 1950-1959
Medium
Porcelain with enamels over clear glaze
Style
Arita ware, Kakiemon style
Dimensions
H x W: 10.1 x 21 cm (4 x 8 1/4 in)
Geography
Japan, Saga prefecture, Arita
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1961.29
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
Arita ware, Kakiemon type, dragon, enamel, flower, Japan, phoenix, porcelain, Showa era (1926 - 1989)
Provenance

To 1961
Howard Hollis and Company, Cleveland, Ohio. [1]

From 1961
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Howard Hollis and Company, Cleveland, Ohio. [2]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Howard Hollis and Company

Published References
  • Oriental Ceramics (Toyo Toji Taikan): The World's Great Collections. 12 vols., Tokyo. pl. 179.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
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