Bowl with decoration by John A. Pope

Maker(s)
Artist: Studio of Nakazato Tarouemon XII (1895-1985)
Decorator: Dr. John Alexander Pope (1906-1982)
Historical period(s)
Showa era, 1965
Medium
Stoneware with iron pigment under feldspathic glaze
Style
Karatsu ware, E-Karatsu type
Dimensions
H x Diam: 5.5 x 22.4 cm (2 3/16 x 8 13/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Saga prefecture, Karatsu, Nakazato Tarouemon workshop
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. John Alexander Pope
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-P-6963.2
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
Japan, Karatsu ware, Karatsu ware, E-karatsu type, Showa era (1926 - 1989), stoneware
Provenance

From 1972 to 1982
John A. Pope (1906-1982), purchased in Japan in 1972. [1]

From 1982 to 1988
Mrs. John A. Pope, ownership transferred to Mrs. Pope after the death of her husband, John A. Pope. [2]

From 1988
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mrs. John A. Pope. [3]

Notes:

[1] See Curatorial Remark 3 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See note 1. The object was initially given to the Archives by Mrs. Pope in 1988, and then it was transferred to the Freer Study Collection in 2006.

Previous Owner(s)

Dr. John Alexander Pope 1906-1982
Annemarie Henle Pope 1907 - 2001

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
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