Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Kitaro Shirayamadani, artist
    born: Kanazawa, Japan ; died: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States ; active: United States
    Rookwood Pottery, manufacturer
    active 1880–1967
  • vase, 1898
  • Where object was made: United States
  • earthenware, glazing
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 140 mm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1991.0053
Label Text

Vase with bird and wave motif. Bulbous body with tiny neck and mouth; chocolate brown standard glaze with pale green, yellow, and earth tones; flying bird on shoulder, wave on opposite side.