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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1959.13
People
Hamada Shōji, Japanese (Kawasaki, Kanagawa-ken 1894 - 1978)
Title
Square Vase with Abstract Floral Decor
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
Shōwa period, second quarter of 20th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Shōwa era, 1926-1989
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/202891
Location
Level 3, Room 3620, University Study Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Temmoku-type ware; light gray stoneware with wax-resist decoration, the glazed areas with black glaze covered with iron-brown slip glaze
Dimensions
H. 23.0 cm x W. 10.0 cm x D. 10.0 cm (9 1/16 x 3 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of James M. Plumer
Accession Year
1959
Object Number
1959.13
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

Forging the New: East Asian Painting in the Twentieth Century, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/03/2005 - 10/16/2005

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