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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1984.494
Title
Large Platter Decorated with a Map of the World
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
1830-1844 (Tenpō era)
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/197656
Location
Level 3, Room 3620, University Study Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Arita blue-and-white ware, Imari type: porcelain with decoration in underglaze cobalt blue
Technique
Blue-and-white ware
Dimensions
H. 6.3 x Diam. 51 cm (2 1/2 x 20 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: Honchō Tenpō nen sei 本朝天保年製
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of the Hofer Collection of the Arts of Asia
Accession Year
1984
Object Number
1984.494
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Later Chinese and Japanese Figure Painting in Decorative Arts, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 02/22/1992 - 06/07/1992

Chinese and Japanese Painting of the Early Modern Era, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 02/27/1993 - 07/04/1993

East Asia in the Nineteenth Century, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 03/05/1994 - 08/21/1994

Paragons of Wisdom and Virtue: East Asian Figure Painting, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 02/15/1997 - 09/21/1997

Streams and Mountains without End: Landscape Paintings from China, Korea, and Japan, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 11/25/2000 - 08/26/2001

Earthly Delights: 6,000 Years of Asian Ceramics, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/21/2022 - 08/14/2022

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete. Our records are frequently revised and enhanced. For more information please contact the Division of Asian and Mediterranean Art at am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu