Dish with molded design of parable of filial piety and inscribed poem

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1760-1790
Medium
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear colorless glaze, iron pigment on rim
Style
Arita ware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 21 x 21 x 21 cm (8 1/4 x 8 1/4 x 8 1/4 in)
Geography
Japan, Saga prefecture, Arita, Nangawara
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Joe M. Blumberg
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1985.15
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Dish

Keywords
Arita ware, cobalt pigment, Edo period (1615 - 1868), filial piety, Japan, poems, porcelain, tiger, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1985
Mrs. Joe M. Blumberg, Bethesda, Maryland. [1]

From 1985
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mrs. Joe M. Blumberg, Bethesda, Maryland. [2]

Notes:

[1] See Deed of Gift, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Mrs. Joe M. Blumberg

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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