Arita ware dish with design of pine tree and clouds

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1750-1780
Medium
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear colorless glaze
Style
Arita ware
Dimensions
H x W: 6 x 29.8 cm (2 3/8 x 11 3/4 in)
Geography
Japan, Saga prefecture, Arita
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1965.7
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Dish

Keywords
Arita ware, cloud, cobalt pigment, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, pine tree, tree, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1965
N.V. Hammer, Inc., New York. [1]

From 1965
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.

Published References
  • Oriental Ceramics (Toyo Toji Taikan): The World's Great Collections. 12 vols., Tokyo. pl. 171.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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