Fragment of base of tenmoku bowl

Fragment of base of temmoku-type bowl, footring carved as inverted cone.
Glaze: iron-ash glaze, dark brown where pooled in interior, amber where thin; has run over foot.

Historical period(s)
Momoyama period, late 16th century
Medium
Stoneware with ash-iron glaze
Style
Mino ware, tenmoku type
Dimensions
W: 6.7 cm (2 5/8 in)
Geography
Japan, Gifu prefecture, Kani city, ogama kiln, possibly Ogaya district
Accession Number
FSC-P-504
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl (tenmoku) (fragment)

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

Fragment of base of temmoku-type bowl, footring carved as inverted cone.
Glaze: iron-ash glaze, dark brown where pooled in interior, amber where thin; has run over foot.

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

Copyright with museum