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Bowl

Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Kyoto (made)

  • Date:

    about 1928 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kawai, Kanjiro, born 1890 - died 1966 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware with bluish-green Jun type glaze splashed with copper red

  • Museum number:

    FE.76-1977

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 145, case 16, shelf 3

Kawai Kanjiro conducted extensive scientific investigtion into early Chinese glazes and their recreation.

Physical description

A shallow dish with rounded spreading sides everted at the rim, and small low tapering foot with ring finished flat; unglazed base. Rather thickly-potted light grey stoneware covered with a translucent, glassy pale celadon-green glaze developing opaque bluish areas, and having two splashes inside and three outside of strawberry-red shading to purple.

Place of Origin

Kyoto (made)

Date

about 1928 (made)

Artist/maker

Kawai, Kanjiro, born 1890 - died 1966 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware with bluish-green Jun type glaze splashed with copper red

Dimensions

Width: 14.6 cm

Object history note

Beaux Arts Gallery; collection of Edward Marsh no 256; collection of vendor.

Descriptive line

Dish, stoneware with Jun-type glaze, Japan, Kyoto, by Kawai Kanjiro, about 1928

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

'Exhibition of Stoneware Pottery by Kanjiro Kawai (of Kyoto, Japan)' at the Beaux Arts Gallery, July 9th to July 27th 1929, no 115.
Roberts, Laurance P. A Dictionary of Japanese Artists Tokyo: Weatherhill, 1976, p.72.
Gisela Jahn and Anette Petersen-Brandhorst, 'Erde und Feuer', Deutsches Museum (Munich, 1984), pp.213 - 215

Materials

Stoneware

Techniques

Glazed

Categories

Stoneware; Studio Pottery; Ceramics

Collection

East Asia Collection

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