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Asian Art

Bowl in style of Minzan bearing written character

19th century

Thinly potted light buff clay with creamy white underglaze

Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1951.51.300
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Mrs. Henry Markoe Collection; Asia Institute, New York; Mrs. William H. Moore (Ada Small Moore) (1858–1955) New York; gift in 1951 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Edward Morse Shepard, Catalogue of the Morse Collection of Japanese Pottery (Cambridge, Mass.: Riverside Press, 1901), 174, no. 2106.

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