Dish in seven-sun size

Historical period(s)
Taisho or Showa era, 1912-1960
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze, enamels over glaze
Arita ware, Nabeshima type
H x W: 6.5 x 22 cm (2 9/16 x 8 11/16 in)
Japan, Saga prefecture, Imari
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel


Arita ware, Nabeshima type, camellia, cobalt pigment, copy, enamel, flower, Japan, porcelain, Showa era (1926 - 1989), Taisho era (1912 - 1926)

To 1966
N.V. Hammer, Inc., New York. [1]

From 1966
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from N.V. Hammer, Inc., New York. [2]


[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

N.V. Hammer, Inc.

Published References
  • Dr. John Alexander Pope, Thomas Lawton, Harold P. Stern. The Freer Gallery of Art. 2 vols., Washington and Tokyo, 1971-1972. cat. 108, vol. 2: p. 181.
  • Masterpieces of Chinese and Japanese Art: Freer Gallery of Art handbook. Washington, 1976. p. 86.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
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