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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1979.452
Title
Circular Dish with Decoration of Grasshopper Among Flowers and Plants
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
17th-early 18th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/199652
Location
Level 1, Room 1510, Modern and Contemporary Art, Disrupt the View: Arlene Shechet at the Harvard Art Museums
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Export blue-and-white ware, Arita ware: porcelain with decoration painted in underglaze cobalt blue; with underglaze cobalt blue mark of a single Chinese character on the base
Technique
Blue-and-white ware
Dimensions
H. 3.4 x Diam. 21 cm (1 5/16 x 8 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: underglaze cobalt blue mark of a single Chinese character reading "Ta" (?) [Chinese, "Tian" (field)] on the base
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Walter H. Siple
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
1979.452
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Disrupt the View: Arlene Shechet at the Harvard Art Museums, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 07/01/2022 - 07/06/2025

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