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Bowl

Region: Satsuma (Japanese, founded 1598)

Medium: porcelain with enamel
Dimensions:
2 x 4 7/8 inches (5.1 x 12.4 cm)
Classification: Household Accessories
Markings: Circle split into fourths in a box with Japanese characters (in gold lettering, on base)
Credit Line: Gift of Nelda C. Stark, 1981
Object number: 41.33.14
1979 York Appraisal: 163
1965 Appraisal: 183
Accession Number: 1981.535
DescriptionCircular shaped; sawtooth rim; crackled white ground; three cranes standing in water with flowers on interior center; gold geometric designs on interior and exterior rim; cobalt ground with gold patterns on exterior sides; enameled gold decoration trim.
Provenance: Probably W.H. Stark [1851-1936] and Miriam Lutcher Stark [Mrs. W.H. Stark, 1859-1936]; by inheritance to their son H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; by inheritance to his wife Nelda C. Stark [1909-1999]; gifted March 5, 1981 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to The W.H. Stark House
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Terms
  • Bamboo
  • Crane