H. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm); Diam. of rim 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm); Diam. of foot 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm)
Purchase by subscription, 1879
Not on view
This small censer, now missing its original lid, is thinly potted and cleanly executed, with a streamlined design. Vertical lines with undulating contours are inlaid across the exterior at fairly evenly spaced intervals.
Samuel Putnam Avery Sr. , New York (until 1879)
Southampton. Parrish Art Museum. "Japanese Ceramics: From Prehistoric Times to the Presnet," August 5, 1978–September 24, 1978.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Poetry in Clay: Korean Buncheong Ceramics from Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art," April 7, 2011–August 14, 2011.
Artist: Nin'ami Dōhachi (Takahashi Dōhachi II) (Japanese, 1783–1855)Date: first half of the 19th centuryMedium: Stoneware with polychrome enamels over a transparent glaze (Kyoto ware)Accession: 29.100.634On view in:Gallery 228
Artist: Eiraku Hozen (1795–1854)Date: mid-19th centuryMedium: Stoneware with cream slip under and white slip and polychrome enamels, gold, and silver over a transparent glaze (Kyoto ware)Accession: 93.3.216On view in:Gallery 228