Plate with Kutani-style landscape

Artist: Kinoshita Yoshinori (Japan, 1898-1996)
Historical period(s)
Showa era, mid 20th century
Porcelain with enamels over colorless glaze
H x W x D: 9.2 x 41.3 x 41.3 cm (3 5/8 x 16 1/4 x 16 1/4 in)
Japan, Tokyo
Credit Line
Gift of the Japan Foundation
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel


Japan, landscape, porcelain, Showa era (1926 - 1989)
Provenance research underway.

This plate employs the rich palette of green, yellow, and purple enamels associated since the seventeenth century with the Kutani style of porcelain. Kinoshita Yoshinori and Hazama Inosuke (1895-1977) founded the ceramic arts division of the Issuikai artists' association. The two artists began using Kutani-style colors to render the pictorial subject matter of modern oil painting on porcelain.

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