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An image of Wide mouthed jar [kame] by Shigaraki ware
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Shigaraki ware

(Japan  – )

Title
Wide mouthed jar [kame]
Other titles:
Shigaraki ware wide-mouthed jar 'kame'
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Muromachi (Ashikaga) period 1392 - 1573 → Japan
Year
16th century
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
stoneware with natural ash glaze
Dimensions

60.0 x 38.0 cm

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1985
Accession number
213.1985
Location
Lower Asian gallery
Bibliography (3)

Jackie Menzies and Edmund Capon, Asian Collection Handbook, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Japanese Art', pg. 70-82, Sydney, 1990, 72 (colour illus.).

Jackie Menzies (Editor), The Asian Collections Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Ceramics', Sydney, 2003, 261 (colour illus.).

Nihon Keizai Shinbunsha (Organiser), Shigaraki ten: tsuchi-to honoo no 800 nen, Tokyo, 1979, (illus.) not paginated. cat. no. 60. The exhibition committee consisted of: KAWAHARA Masahiko (Head, Craft Dept., Kyoto National Museum); TSUJI Seimei (Ceramics artist); NARAZAKI Shôichi (Professor, Nagoya University); HAYASHIYA Seizô (Head, Craft Dept., Tokyo National Museum)

Exhibition history (1)

Shigaraki ten: tsuchi-to honoo no 800 nen, Isetan Department Store, Shinjuku-ku, 08 Nov 1979–20 Nov 1979