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

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


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


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

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Mrs. Joe M. Blumberg

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