Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Figure of Cormorant

Artist:
Tennozan Kawashima
Date:
20th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Pottery; natural-colored body with black glaze overall; throat buff, speckled towards beak; beak, brown; eyes, yellow-gray; underside natural color with clear glaze
Dimensions:
H. 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm); W. 5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm); L. 16 1/4 in. (41.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1952
Accession Number:
52.168
Not on view
Signature: On underside, three characters

Inscription: Made in Japan (printed on bottom in black)

Marking: Sticker on bottom: by Tennozan Kawashima;
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