Two plain Shino-glazed plates

Two plain Shino-glazed plates (the most common type of Shino ware) with a tiny ash-glazed plate (sara) on top; Plates separated by three cone-shaped pins, with a clay ring at the bottom of the stack (this stacking procedure used only for Shino ware); Seemingly a complete sagger-load, since fragments of saggers adhere to both top and bottom.
Glaze: ash glaze and Shino glaze.

Historical period(s)
Momoyama period, late 16th century
Medium
Stoneware with Shino and ash glazes
Style
Mino ware, Shino type
Geography
Japan, Gifu prefecture, Kani city, ogama kiln, possibly Ogaya district
Accession Number
FSC-P-488
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Plate

Keywords
glazed, Japan, Mino ware, Momoyama period (1573 - 1615)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Description

Two plain Shino-glazed plates (the most common type of Shino ware) with a tiny ash-glazed plate (sara) on top; Plates separated by three cone-shaped pins, with a clay ring at the bottom of the stack (this stacking procedure used only for Shino ware); Seemingly a complete sagger-load, since fragments of saggers adhere to both top and bottom.
Glaze: ash glaze and Shino glaze.

Published References
  • Louise Allison Cort. Seto and Mino Ceramics. Washington and Honolulu, 1992. pp. 219-229.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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