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Large Ovoid Vase with Bamboo Design

Accession Number
2003/2.16

Title
Large Ovoid Vase with Bamboo Design

Artist(s)
Hamada Shōji

Object Creation Date
circa 1930-1950

Medium & Support
stoneware with iron glaze; bamboo design created with wax resist

Dimensions
12 15/16 in x 7 1/8 in x 7 1/8 in (32.86 cm x 18.1 cm x 18.1 cm);10 5/16 in x 9 1/8 in x 9 1/16 in (26.19 cm x 23.18 cm x 23.02 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen H. Spurr

Label copy

Hamada Shôji
Japan, 1894–1978
Large ovoid vase with bamboo design
Shôwa period (1926–89)
ca. 1930–50
Stoneware with iron glaze and wax resist
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen H. Spurr, 2003/2.16



Subject matter
Ovoid vase.

Physical Description
Ovoid stoneware vase with brown iron glaze and bamboo design stretching diagonally across the height of the vase. A short, tapered neck flares iinto a wide rimmed opening.

Primary Object Classification
Ceramic

Primary Object Type
vase

Additional Object Classification(s)
Decorative Arts

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
bamboo (material)
stoneware (pottery)
vases

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