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Artist: Kitaoji Rosanjin, Japanese, 1883–1959

Rinse Water Jar (kensui) with Reddish Flame Pattern and Incised Grass Design

ca. 1950s

Bizen ware; unglazed stoneware

3 1/2 × 5 in. (8.9 × 12.7 cm)
Gift of Molly and Walter Bareiss, B.S. 1940S
2001.58.2
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Showa era (1926–89)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Collection of Molly and Walter Bareiss. ; Bareiss catalogue number 1059, WB exhibition #12.
[Fall 2009 paper change]

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. 12, fig. 12.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.