Square Dish with Abstract Motifs, Shuntai (Japanese, 1799–1878), Glazed stoneware (Seto ware, Oribe Revival type), Japan

Square Dish with Abstract Motifs

Artist:
Shuntai (Japanese, 1799–1878)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Glazed stoneware (Seto ware, Oribe Revival type)
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm); W. 9 in. square (22.9 cm square)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Colman, 1893
Accession Number:
93.1.34
Not on view
Katō Shuntai, whose father was the famous potter Shunzan, ran the official Owari branch of the Tokugawa family kiln (goyōyama) at Ofukeyo from 1817until 1851, when he passed the operations on to his son. He is famous for his Oribe style renditions.
Marking: (Impressed) Shuntai
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Colman , New York (until 1893; donated to MMA)
New York. Asia Society. "The Real, the Fake and the Masterpiece," June 9, 1988–August 28, 1988.

Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu. "Oribe, iwayuru Oribeizumu ni tsuite: Gifuken Bijutsukan kaikan 15-shūnen kinenten," October 17, 1997–December 7, 1997.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Turning Point: Oribe and the Arts of Sixteenth-Century Japan," October 21, 2003–January 11, 2004.