Ojime with design of iris; one of a set with F1984.45a (inro) and F1984.45c (netsuke)

Maker(s)
Artist: Miura Ken'ya (1821-1889)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, mid-19th century
Medium
Reddish-buff clay; pigments, enamels under transparent lead glaze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 1.5 x 1.5 x 1 cm (9/16 x 9/16 x 3/8 in)
Geography
Japan, Tokyo, Mukojima
Credit Line
Gift of Stanley D. Fishman
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1984.45.2
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Jewelry and Ornament
Type

Ojime

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), iris, Japan, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Richard L. Wilson, Ogasawara Saeko. Ogata Kenzan: Zensakuhin to sono keifu [His Life and Complete Work]. 4 vols., Tokyo. fig. 1283-1, -2.
  • Richard L. Wilson. The Art of Ogata Kenzan: Persona and Production in Japanese Ceramics., 1st ed. New York and Tokyo. fig. 148.
  • Mitake Hideyuki. "尾形乾山を引き継いだ陶芸家たち: 三浦乾也一門 =." Potter of Ogata Kenzan believers: Miura Kenya and his partners. Tokyo. p. 42, No. 113.
  • Richard L. Wilson. The Potter's Brush: The Kenzan Style in Japanese Ceramics. Exh. cat. Washington. p. 91, fig. 22.
  • Kenzan no togei, Zuroku hen [Ceramics of Kenzan, 1663-1743)]. Exh. cat. Tokyo. p. 132, fig. 11.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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