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Dish

Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Kita Kamakura (made)

  • Date:

    about 1955 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kitaoji, Rosanjin, born 1883 - died 1959 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Red Shino type stoneware (iron slip applied to whitish body; design carved through iron slip to reveal body; Shino type glaze applied)

  • Museum number:

    FE.136-1978

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 143, The Timothy Sainsbury Gallery, case 4, shelf 1

Physical description

Dish, roughly square, Red Shino type stoneware.
Decoration: Grasses.

Place of Origin

Kita Kamakura (made)

Date

about 1955 (made)

Artist/maker

Kitaoji, Rosanjin, born 1883 - died 1959 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Red Shino type stoneware (iron slip applied to whitish body; design carved through iron slip to reveal body; Shino type glaze applied)

Marks and inscriptions

Potter's mark 'ro' incised underneath

Dimensions

Depth: 28.4 cm, Height: 4.0 cm, Width: 27.3 cm

Object history note

Provenance: Christie's London, 13th December 1978.

Descriptive line

Dish, roughly square, Red Shino type stoneware (iron slip applied to whitish body; design carved through iron slip to reveal body; Shino type glaze applied); made by Kitaoji Rosanjin (1883-1959), Japan (Kita Kamakura), about 1955; Japan, modern crafts, studio, ceramics

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

Roberts, Laurance P. A Dictionary of Japanese Artists Tokyo: Weatherhill, 1976, p. 81.
Gisela Jahn and Anette Petersen-Brandhorst, 'Erde und Feuer', Deutsches Museum (Munich, 1984), pp.216 - 218

Labels and date

Dish
Stoneware with Shino type glaze over decoration incised through iron slip
Reeds
Kitaoji Rosanjin (1883-1959)
About 1955 [1986]

Materials

Stoneware

Techniques

Glazed

Subjects depicted

Reeds

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware; Studio Pottery

Collection

East Asia Collection

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