Fragment, small cylindrical cup (?) or incense burner (?)

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1610-1659
Stoneware with iron oxide under clear glaze
Arita ware
W: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in)
Japan, Yamanouchi-cho, Uchidayama (Hyakken) kiln site
Credit Line
Gift of John A. Pope
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel

Cup or incense burner (fragment) (?)

Arita ware, clear glaze, Edo period (1615 - 1868), glazed, incense, Japan, stoneware

To 1968
John A. Pope (1906-1982), Washington DC, collected in Hyakken kiln site. [1]

From 1968
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of John A. Pope, Washington DC [2]


[1] See Study Collection catalogue card, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Dr. John Alexander Pope 1906-1982

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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