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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1991.23
People
Nishikawa Minoru, Japanese (Kyoto, Japan born 1929)
Title
Tea Bowl
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
circa 1990
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Heisei period, 1989-2019
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/201369
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Jun-type ware: light gray stoneware with light blue glaze enlivened with bluish-purple splashes; with circular seal reading "Minoru" impressed into the wall of the foot-ring before firing
Dimensions
H. 5.9 x Diam. 12.1 cm (2 5/16 x 4 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: circular seal: Minoru, on wall above footring
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Minoru Nishikawa
Accession Year
1991
Object Number
1991.23
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Tradition and Synthesis: 19th- and 20th-Century Works from East Asia, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 09/22/2001 - 06/09/2002

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