Fragment of base of sagger, containing part of small ash-glazed dish with curved walls (maruzara), resting on clay stacking ring (now part of FSC-P-523)

Fragment of base of sagger, containing part of small ash-glazed dish with curved walls (maruzara), resting on clay stacking ring.
String-cut base with some accumulation of natural ash glaze; one long incised line, possibly a potter’s mark or a portion of one.
Lump of coarse clay, possibly a clay stacking ring, coated with mottled glaze, adhering to base.

Historical period(s)
Momoyama period, late 16th century
Medium
Unglazed stoneware; stoneware with ash glaze
Style
Mino ware
Geography
Japan, Gifu prefecture, Kani city, ogama kiln, possibly Ogaya district
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-P-518
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Dish (fragment)

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

Fragment of base of sagger, containing part of small ash-glazed dish with curved walls (maruzara), resting on clay stacking ring.
String-cut base with some accumulation of natural ash glaze; one long incised line, possibly a potter's mark or a portion of one.
Lump of coarse clay, possibly a clay stacking ring, coated with mottled glaze, adhering to base.

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
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