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絵志野花草文額皿
Dish with Reeds

Period:
Momoyama period (1573–1615)
Date:
late 16th–early 17th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Stoneware with underglaze iron decoration (Mino ware, Shino style)
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm); W. 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm); D. 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
The Harry G. C. Packard Collection of Asian Art, Gift of Harry G. C. Packard, and Purchase, Fletcher, Rogers, Harris Brisbane Dick, and Louis V. Bell Funds, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, and The Annenberg Fund Inc. Gift, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.268.433
Not on view
The casual form and freely applied decoration found on this early type of tea ware reflect the taste of the tea masters who commissioned them. While the ceramic knobs or "buttons" on the exterior of the rim probably served a practical function in the handling of the object, their aesthetic qualities, along with the rough texture and thick glaze, were greatly valued in the ritual tea ceremony.
[ Harry G. C. Packard , Tokyo, until 1975; donated and sold to MMA].
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Patterns of Collecting: Selected Acquisitions 1965–1975," December 6, 1975–March 23, 1976.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Art in Early Japan," 1999–2000.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Sense of Place: Landscape in Japanese Art," May 8, 2002–September 8, 2002.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Animals, Birds, Insects, and Marine Life in Japanese Art," June 26, 2008–November 30, 2008.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Five Thousand Years of Japanese Art: Treasures from the Packard Collection," December 17, 2009–June 10, 2010.

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