Kiln tool, disk

Kiln furniture, disk.
Clay: porcelain.
Glaze: none.
Decoration: none.
Mark: none.
Pope mark: “Nakashirakawa” inscribed in black grease paint.

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1650-1680
Medium
Unglazed porcelain
Style
Arita ware
Dimensions
W: 10.7 cm (4 3/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Saga prefecture, Arita, Naka Shirakawa kiln site
Credit Line
Gift of John A. Pope, 1956
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-P-1154
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Tool and Equipment
Type

Kiln furniture (firing support disk)

Keywords
Arita ware, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, Tengudani kiln site
Provenance
Provenance research underway.
Description

Kiln furniture, disk.
Clay: porcelain.
Glaze: none.
Decoration: none.
Mark: none.
Pope mark: "Nakashirakawa" inscribed in black grease paint.

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