Dish in the Shape of an Arrow's Fletching, Stoneware with underglaze iron brown and copper-green glaze (Mino ware, Oribe type), Japan

日本 織部矢松文向付 (17世紀前期)
Dish in the Shape of an Arrow's Fletching

Period:
Momoyama period (1573–1615)
Date:
early 17th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Stoneware with underglaze iron brown and copper-green glaze (Mino ware, Oribe type)
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm); W. 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm); L. 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Dr. and Mrs. Roger G. Gerry Collection, Bequest of Dr. and Mrs. Roger G. Gerry, 2000
Accession Number:
2002.447.27
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 202
Originally part of a larger set, these dishes would have been used during the informal meal (kaiseki) before the formal part of the tea ceremony.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Japanese Art from the Gerry Collection in the Metropolitan Museum of Art," November 15, 1989–June 29, 1990.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Tea Ceremony Wares of Mino: Shino and Oribe," 1992.

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

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Beautiful Country: Yamato-e in Japanese Art," November 20, 2010–June 5, 2011.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Studies in Global Ceramic History," 2015.