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Vase with decoration of bamboo and bamboo shoots

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Marks

"Yû" painted on base

Provenance

1980s, sold by the family of Kondo Yuzo to a private collector, Kyoto; 2010, sold by this private collector to Joan B. Mirviss Ltd., New York; 2010 sold by Joan B. Mirviss to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Edward A. Studzinski

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

Japanese, Shôwa era, about 1965

Dimensions

Height x width: 8 1/4 x 7 7/8 in., 11 x 14 cm (21 x 20 cm, 4 5/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2011.9

Medium or Technique

Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain