Dish with design of white hawk

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1820-1865
Porcelain with cobalt under clear colorless glaze
Arita ware
H x W x D: 6.3 x 32 x 32 cm (2 1/2 x 12 5/8 x 12 5/8 in)
Japan, Saga prefecture, Arita
Credit Line
Anonymous gift in memory of Dr. Harold P. Stern
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Freer Gallery 05: Feathered Ink
Ceramic, Vessel


Arita ware, bird, cloud, eagle, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, porcelain, WWII-era provenance
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Mizumachi Wasaburo. Imari sometsuke ozara no kenkyu. Kyoto. pl. 3.
  • Freer Gallery of Art. Arts of Asia at the Time of American Independence: Bicentennial Exhibition, Freer Gallery of Art. Exh. cat. Washington, 1975-1976. p. 28.
  • Julia Murray. A Decade of Discovery: Selected Acquisitions 1970-1980. Exh. cat. Washington, 1979. cat. 71, p. 92.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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