Period: Edo period (1615 - 1868)

5,397 objects
F1896.99

Tea bowl with design of mountain retreat

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Gold lacquer repair. Clay: hard, fine. Stoneware. Glaze: cream, finely crackled. Decoration: white slip with iron and impure cobalt under glaze. Pavilion and landscape.

F1896.98

Vase in Oribe style, probably Seto ware

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Buff clay. Wheel-thrown form distorted by vertical slashes made with a blade and by pinching from two opposite sides; base finished by hand. Feldspathic glaze, cream colored where thin, white where thick; splashes of copper-green ash glaze partially reduced to lavender and yellow-green; areas of crawling. Inside glazed; base glazed in concave center, unglazed around …

F1896.92

Carp

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F1896.89

Tea bowl, unknown Raku ware workshop

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Tea bowl. Broken and repaired. Clay: soft, white. Raku type. Glaze: mingled salmon-red, white, yellow, and gray-green; crackled and deeply pitted. Three spur scars on footrim. Red slip under clear glaze. Mark: Cipher (kao) incised inside footrim.

F1896.88

Mino ware bowl with pedestal foot, Oribe style

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Light gray clay. Underglaze painted decoration in two tones of iron pigment; on inside, blossoming plum branch; on outside, two sprays of leaves. Clear glaze, glossy, crackled, and of even thickness; fingerprints in glaze around lower edge of body; foot entirely glazed. Thick dribbles of copper-tinted green ash glaze applied to rim and inside. Gold …

F1896.86

Akahada ware tea bowl with design of standing cranes

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Tea bowl, notched. Mishima technique. Gohon type with crane design (gohon tachizuru chawan [Jpn]) Clay: dense, resonant, grayish-white. Glaze: greenish-gray, flushed with pink, dappled in cream yellow. Decorations: cranes, incised, partially filled with white paste, and touched with brown, under glaze. Seal. Gourd-shaped seal, “Akahada” [Jpn]

F1896.85a-b

Satsuma ware jar, White Satsuma type

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Tea jar, silver rim. Silver cover. Clay: hard, grayish. Glaze: cream, closely crackled in dark brown; large areas of brown and purplish discoloration.

F1896.59

Arita ware tea bowl with landscape design

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Tea bowl; inverted bell-shape; deep foot. Gold lacquer repairs. Clay: hard, grayish. Glaze: crackled in brown; somewhat pitted. Decoration: landscape design in dark blue under glaze.

F1896.58

Bizen ware sake bottle in the shape of a wild duck

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Sake bottle (tokkuri), gourd-shaped, with pinched body; twisted bulbous neck and short spout. Restoration on spout. Clay: fine, fired reddish-brown. Glaze: lustrous, mottled reddish to blackish brown, iridescent areas, yellow spots. Impressed mark: Character tera in seal script within outline of folding fan.

F1896.56a-c

Rectangular dish with design of iris

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Tray, oblong, in the shape of a poetry card (tanzaku) [Jpn]. Brilliant cream-white, crackled, lead glaze with rich violet-blue and emerald-green underglaze.

F1896.55

Tea bowl with design of chrysanthemums

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Tea bowl, bulbous ovoidal; heavy foot. Clay: dense, gray-white. Glaze: pinkish gray-white, crackled, dappled with gold; black on rim. Decoration: embossed in thick white glaze.

F1896.54

Tea bowl

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Tea bowl, ovoidal; low retired foot. Clay: fine, hard, gray. Glaze: mirror-black, iridescent; brown rim

F1896.53

Rectangular serving dish in Gray Shino style

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Plaque-shaped serving dish (gaku-zara 額皿), quadrilateral with foliated corners; four low loop feet. Clay: hard, grayish. Glaze: brilliant clear glaze, translucent where thick, over dark, red-brown wash. Decoration: painted in reserve with thin iron wash.