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Smoke-blackened Work

Marks

Artist mark incised on side of sculpture

Provenance

Sold by a private owner in Tokyo to Joan B. Mirviss Ltd., New York; 2011, sold by Joan B. Mirviss to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 22, 2011)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated anonymously in honor of John J. Studzinski

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

Kokuto sakuhin

Japanese, Shôwa era, 1978

Dimensions

Length x width: 21.6 x 13.3 cm (8 1/2 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2011.234

Medium or Technique

Smoke-blackened stoneware

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware