Lump of porcelain clay

Porcelain raw clay
Arita ware
H x W x D: 3.5 x 4 cm (1 3/8 x 1 9/16 in)
Japan, Saga prefecture, Arita, Izumiyama mine
Credit Line
Gift of John A. Pope, 1966
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Clay sample (porcelain)

Arita ware, Japan, porcelain, Showa era (1926 - 1989)

To 1966
John A. Pope (1906-1982), Washington DC, collected in Izumiyama mine. [1]

From 1966
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of John A. Pope, Washington DC [2]


[1] See Study Collection catalogue card, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Dr. John Alexander Pope 1906-1982

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
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