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Asian Art

Kiln Firing Tray (Tonban)

late 16th–early 17th century

Stoneware with fire marks (Bizen ware)

1 3/16 × 20 7/8 in. (3 × 53 cm)
Gift of Rosemarie and Leighton Longhi, B.A. 1967
2002.138.1
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
On view*
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Momoyama period (1573–1615)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Leighton R. Longhi, New York; gift in 2002 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Tetsuzo Tanikawa, Yasunari Kawabata, and Shoichi Narasaki, eds., Nihon no toji: Shigaraki, Bizen, Tanba (Tokyo: Chuo Koronsha, 1990), 114–17, pl. 205.

Sadako Ohki, “Japanese Art at Yale,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007): 42.

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.