Rim of small dish

Historical period(s)
Momoyama period, late 16th century
Stoneware with Shino glaze
Mino ware, Shino type
W: 6.8 cm (2 11/16 in)
Japan, Gifu prefecture, Tajimi, Mutabora kiln site, Ogaya
Credit Line
Gift of John A. Pope
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel

Dish (fragment)

Japan, Mino ware, Shino type, Momoyama period (1573 - 1615), stoneware

To 1972
John A. Pope (1906-1982), Washington DC, collected in Mutabora kiln site. [1]

From 1972
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of John A. Pope, Washington DC [2]


[1] Collected at the kiln site behind the studio and home of potter, Arakawa Toyozo. See Study Collection catalogue card, Collections Management Office. See also Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Dr. John Alexander Pope 1906-1982

Published References
  • Louise Allison Cort. Seto and Mino Ceramics. Washington and Honolulu, 1992. pp. 219-229.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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