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Reading screen

Artist:
Ogata Kenzan (Japanese, 1663–1743)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1740
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Oblong; dark brown clay; moulded frame and shaped supports glazed black; both faces of screen with ivory glaze, decorated with landscapes in black (Tokyo ware)
Dimensions:
H. 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm); L. 15 3/4 in. (40 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Gift of Howard Mansfield, 1936
Accession Number:
36.120.655
Not on view
Marking: Kenzan (in black) Seals: Kenzan and Shinso (red)
Howard Mansfield , New York (until 1936; donated to MMA)
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