Serving bowl, Mino ware, Yellow Seto type

Historical period(s)
Momoyama period, 1580-1600
Stoneware with copper and iron pigments under wood-ash glaze
Mino ware, Yellow Seto type
H x W x D: 5.5 x 16.2 x 16.2 cm (2 3/16 x 6 3/8 x 6 3/8 in)
Japan, Gifu prefecture, Ogaya kiln group
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel

Serving bowl (hachi)

copper pigment, flower, iron pigment, Japan, Mino ware, Yellow Seto type, Momoyama period (1573 - 1615), stoneware, wood-ash glaze, WWII-era provenance
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Fujioka Ryoichi. Tea Ceremony Utensils. Arts of Japan, no. 3, 1st ed. New York and Tokyo. pl. 169.
  • Oriental Ceramics: The World's Great Collections. 12 vols., Tokyo. vol. 10, pl. 138.
  • Kunstschatze aus Japan. Zurich and Koln. pl. 83.
  • Art Treasures from Japan. Tokyo. cat. 83.
  • Julia Murray. A Decade of Discovery: Selected Acquisitions 1970-1980. Exh. cat. Washington, 1979. cat. 66, p. 88.
  • Louise Allison Cort. Seto and Mino Ceramics. Washington and Honolulu, 1992. cat. 23, p. 93.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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