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Square Plate

Hamada Shoji

Asian Art

MEDIUM Stoneware with iron-oxide decoration and underfired glaze
  • Place Made: Japan
  • DATES ca. 1960
    PERIOD Showa period
    DIMENSIONS 2 1/8 x 12 9/16 x 12 9/16 in. (5.4 x 31.9 x 31.9 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Asian Art
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    EXHIBITIONS
    ACCESSION NUMBER 75.179
    CREDIT LINE Purchase gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Kahn
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Hamada Shoji (Japanese, 1894-1978). Square Plate, ca. 1960. Stoneware with iron-oxide decoration and underfired glaze, 2 1/8 x 12 9/16 x 12 9/16 in. (5.4 x 31.9 x 31.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchase gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Kahn, 75.179. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 75.179_PS9.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 75.179_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2014
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Square plate with sand-colored, intentionally under-fired glaze and a single, central stalk of wheat painted in iron-oxide brown, the border with a molded diagonal hatched pattern under a mottled tan and brown glaze. Condition: Perfect.
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