Base sherd of a small dish

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1650-1850
Medium
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Style
Arita ware
Dimensions
W: 7 cm (2 3/4 in)
Geography
Japan, Saga prefecture, Arita, Hirose Mukaigama kiln site
Credit Line
Gift of John A. Pope, 1971
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-P-3002
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Dish (fragment)

Keywords
Arita ware, clear glaze, cobalt pigment, Edo period (1615 - 1868), glazed, Japan, porcelain
Provenance

1971
John A. Pope (1906-1982), Washington DC, collected in Hiroseyama kiln site. [1]

From 1971
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of John A. Pope, Washington DC [2]

Notes:

[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
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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