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Asian Art
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Artist: Kitaōji Rosanjin, Japanese, 1883–1959

Rectangular Platter with Pattern of Disk and Three Red Streaks

ca. 1950s

Dark orange unglazed stoneware.

15 1/2 × 8 × 1 1/2 in. (39.4 × 20.3 × 3.8 cm)
Gift of Molly and Walter Bareiss, B.S. 1940S
2001.58.1
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Showa era (1926–89)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Molly Bareiss (1920–2006), and Walter Bareiss (1919–2007), Greenwich, Conn.; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2001

Bibliography: 

Kitaoji Rosanjin, Kosometsuke hyakuhinshu, 2 vols. (Kyoto: Benrido, 1931–32).

Sidney B. Cardozo, Rosanjin, 20th Century Master Potter of Japan, exh. cat. (New York: Japan Society Gallery, 1972).

Masaaki Hirano, ed., Rosanjin shoron (Tokyo: Gogatsu Shobo, 1980).

Sadako Ohki, Twentieth-Century Japanese Ceramics at the Yale University Art Gallery: The Collections of Molly and Water Bareiss, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2001), 6, 9, 13, no. 13, fig. 13.

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