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Not currently on display at the V&A
On short term loan out for exhibition

Dish

about 1955 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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


object details
Categories
Object Type
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)
Brief Description
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
Physical Description
Dish, roughly square, Red Shino type stoneware.

Decoration: Grasses.
Dimensions
  • Depth: 28.4cm
  • Height: 4.0cm
  • Width: 27.3cm
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
Potter's mark 'ro' incised underneath
Gallery Label
Dish Stoneware with Shino type glaze over decoration incised through iron slip Reeds Kitaoji Rosanjin (1883-1959) About 1955(1986)
Object history
Provenance: Christie's London, 13th December 1978.
Subject depicted
Bibliographic References
  • 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
Collection
Accession Number
FE.136-1978

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record createdFebruary 12, 2000
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