Artist: Tsuboshima Dohei (born 1929)
Historical period(s)
Showa era, circa 1971
Porcelain with enamels over clear glaze
H x Diam: 5 x 23.5 cm (1 15/16 x 9 1/4 in)
Japan, Mie prefecture, Tsu, Hironaga kiln
Credit Line
Gift of Victor and Takako Hauge
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel


Hauge collection, Japan, porcelain, Showa era (1926 - 1989)

From 1971 to 2010
Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge [1]

From 2010
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge in 2010


[1] Curatorial notes: Purchased by Taka Hauge from the artist in his studio in Tsu, Mie prefecture.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Victor and Takako Hauge (1919-2013, 1923-2015)


Tsuboshima Dohei (born 1929, Hironaga kiln, Tsu, Mie prefecture) at age 17 became the apprentice of the amateur potter, banker, and important patron of ceramic artists Kawakita Handeishi (1878-1963), worked with him for seventeen years, and succeeded to the workshop after Handeishi's death. His serving bowl with overglaze red and green enamel decoration offers his take on the vivacious late Ming porcelain style that Handeishi also enjoyed. 

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
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