Round dish with flat foliate rim and fluted cavetto, Mino ware, Shino type

Light buff clay. Underglaze iron painted decoration of large blossom or leaf. Feldspathic glaze, glossy and cream colored in tone, with unmelted drops of glaze scattered across surface of plate. Irregular marks on base just inside low, rounded foot rim

Historical period(s)
Momoyama period, 1595-1600
Medium
Stoneware with iron pigment under feldspathic glaze
Style
Mino ware, Decorated Shino type
Dimensions
H x W x D: 3.2 x 19.1 x 19.1 cm (1 1/4 x 7 1/2 x 7 1/2 in)
Geography
Japan, Gifu prefecture, Kani city, Kukuri village, Ogaya kiln group
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1962.24
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Dish

Keywords
flower, iron pigment, Japan, Mino ware, Shino type, Momoyama period (1573 - 1615), stoneware, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1962
N.V. Hammer, Inc., New York. [1]

From 1962
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from N.V. Hammer, Inc., New York. [2]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

N.V. Hammer, Inc.

Description

Light buff clay. Underglaze iron painted decoration of large blossom or leaf. Feldspathic glaze, glossy and cream colored in tone, with unmelted drops of glaze scattered across surface of plate. Irregular marks on base just inside low, rounded foot rim

Published References
  • Louise Allison Cort. Seto and Mino Ceramics. Washington and Honolulu, 1992. cat. 29, p. 99.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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