Rim fragment of small bowl

Artist: Nakazato Tarouemon XII (1895-1985)
Historical period(s)
Showa era, ca. 1966
Stoneware with iron and rice-straw-ash glazes
Karatsu ware, Chosen Karatsu style
W: 7.5 cm (2 15/16 in) W: 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in)
Japan, Saga prefecture, Karatsu, Nakazato Tarouemon workshop
Credit Line
Gift of John A. Pope
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel

Bowl (fragment)

Japan, Karatsu ware, Chosen Karatsu type, sake, Showa era (1926 - 1989), stoneware

John A. Pope (1906-1982), Washington DC, collected in Karatsu from the Nakazato Tarouemon workshop. [1]

From 1966
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
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