Kitaoji Rosanjin (Japanese, 1883-1959). <em>Plate</em>, ca. 1950. Stoneware with overglaze enamel, 15/16 x 8 1/2 in. (2.4 x 21.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. Hugo Munsterberg, 77.136. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 77.136_PS9.jpg)


Artist:Kitaoji Rosanjin

Medium: Stoneware with overglaze enamel

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Dates:ca. 1950

Dimensions: 15/16 x 8 1/2 in. (2.4 x 21.6 cm)


Museum Location: Asian Galleries, North, 2nd floor (Japan)


Accession Number: 77.136

Image: 77.136_PS9.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Kutani-style plate Round dish of buff stoneware with slightly recessed bottom and everted lip. Except for footrim, 2/3 covered with a brown glaze, remaining 1/3 with a bluish clear glaze on which (obverse) is a red and green enamel checkerboard pattern with wavy black lines down the green stripes and (reverse) abstract red linear decoration and red signature, the katakana "RO". Condition: Minute chip our of footrim.

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