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Kushime dish

Shallow wheel-thrown bowl with a one and three-quarter-inch rim and a raised, quarter-inch outer lip. The intensity of the olive brown, pine-ash glaze varies throughout. The central bowl was scored with a five-pronged tool to form a cross and the rim was decorated with a wavy pattern incised...

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Inscription

Stamped on base: (Artist's mark in square) The artist's stamp is square in shape with two raised mound-like, side-by-side forms and two raised wavy lines below. A positive shape that imitates the outline of the mounds is above these forms.

Provenance

Inherited by the three daughters, Dai, Ataru, and Niho Kozuru, of the artist; to MFA, 1998, gift of the three daughters.

Credit Line

Gift of Kinya Tanio

Japanese, 1968

Object Place

Kyushu, Japan

Accession Number

1998.570

Medium or Technique

Stoneware with pine ash glaze

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware