Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pedestal bowl
  • Shichibei
    circa 1840–1860
    active: Japan
  • pedestal bowl, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • Karatsu ware
  • Object Height/Diameter: 14.6 x 18.4 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 3/4 x 7 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1569

Pedestal bowl of brown clay, glazed with gray-green or celadon-like glaze; reddish tint shows through the glaze in places. Decoration of pine branches and cones both outside and in, freely drawn in olive green.