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Large bottle-shaped ornamental object, Raku type ware

Type
Bottle or shop sign
Historical period(s)
Edo period or Meiji era, 19th century
Medium
Raku-type clay with clear glaze and enamels
Style
Raku ware, unknown workshop
Dimension(s)
H x W: 36.5 x 22.5 cm (14 3/8 x 8 7/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1896.41
Description
Clay: dense, buff. Raku type clay. Hand formed.
Glaze: Cream, flushed with pinkish-yellow; crackled. Lead glaze.
Decoration: in red, cream, brown, yellow, and green over-glazes. Lead-based enamel glazes. Design of "auspicious clouds."
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Keyword(s)
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), Raku ware
Collection(s) Area
Japanese Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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