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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1991.22.A-B
People
Nishikawa Minoru, Japanese (Kyoto, Japan born 1929)
Title
Covered Circular Incense Container
Classification
Boxes
Work Type
box
Date
ca. 1990
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Heisei period, 1989-2019
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/201569
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Celadon ware: light gray stoneware with light bluish-green celadon glaze with a lavender splash on cover; with a square seal reading "Minoru" mpressed into the unglazed base before firing
Dimensions
H. 4.2 x Diam. 5.9 cm (1 5/8 x 2 5/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: Minoru (square seal impressed on base)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Minoru Nishikawa
Accession Year
1991
Object Number
1991.22.A-B
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

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

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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