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Dish

Asian Art

On View: Great Hall, Center, 1st floor
Nabeshima wares were made as gifts to be presented to the Japanese shogunate by the regional lord in charge of the porcelain-producing region of Arita. Because they were to be sent to the court, these wares represented the very finest quality the Arita kilns could produce. Unlike most porcelains made at Arita, they also reflect Japanese tastes. Nabeshima dishes can be identified by their tall foot-rings, decorated with cobalt patterns.
MEDIUM Nabeshima ware, porcelain with underglaze blue
  • Place Made: Japan
  • DATES 18th century
    PERIOD Edo Period
    DIMENSIONS 2 3/16 x 8 in. (5.5 x 20.3 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Asian Art
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Great Hall, Center, 1st floor
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    ACCESSION NUMBER 2004.28.81
    CREDIT LINE The Peggy N. and Roger G. Gerry Collection
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    CAPTION Dish, 18th century. Nabeshima ware, porcelain with underglaze blue, 2 3/16 x 8 in. (5.5 x 20.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, The Peggy N. and Roger G. Gerry Collection, 2004.28.81. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2004.28.81_top_PS11.jpg)
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     <em>Dish</em>, 18th century. Nabeshima ware, porcelain with underglaze blue, 2 3/16 x 8 in. (5.5 x 20.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, The Peggy N. and Roger G. Gerry Collection, 2004.28.81. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2004.28.81_top_PS11.jpg)