Five finely potted cup fragments (1 rim, 4 body)

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1650-1850
Porcelain with cobalt blue pigment under clear glaze
Arita ware
W: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in)
Japan, Saga prefecture, Arita, Hirose Mukaigama kiln site
Credit Line
Gift of John A. Pope, 1971
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Cup (fragment)

Arita ware, clear glaze, cobalt pigment, Edo period (1615 - 1868), glazed, Japan, porcelain

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

From 1971
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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