Ao no kokei (Scene of cobalt blue)

Artist: Miyanaga Rikichi 宮永理吉 (Japan, born 1935)
Historical period(s)
Heisei era, 1991
Porcelain with cobalt-tinted glaze
H x W (plaque): 24 x 15 x 1.2 cm (9 7/16 x 5 7/8 x 1/2 in)
Japan, Kyoto prefecture, Kyoto
Credit Line
Transfer from Freer Gallery of Art Library
Freer Gallery of Art Study Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view


Heisei era (1989 - present), Japan
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Joe Earle, Halsey North, Alice North. Contemporary Clay: Japanese Ceramics for the New Century. Exh. cat. Boston and New York, October 7, 2005 - July 9, 2006. .
  • Miyanaga Rikichi. Yakimono: Miyanaga Rikichi no sekai [Claywork: The Artistic World of Rikichi Miyanaga]. Tokyo. .
Collection Area(s)
Contemporary Art, Japanese Art
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