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Asian Art

Deep Bowl (Fukabachi)

3rd–2nd millennium B.C.E.

Earthenware with impressed cord marks

17 1/2 × 12 3/4 in. (44.4 × 32.4 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection Fund
1959.39.1
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Middle Jomon period (ca. 2500–1500 B.C.E.)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Excavated in Ibaragi prefecture. Mayuyama & Co.Tokyo; sold to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1959

Bibliography: 

Sadako Ohki, “Japanese Art at Yale,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007): 35–36, fig. 5.

Jonathan Edward Kidder, The Birth of Japanese Art (New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1965).

Jonathan Edward Kidder, The Jomon Pottery of Japan (Ascona, Switzerland: Artibus Asiae, 1957).

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.