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Bowl

Region: Satsuma (Japanese, founded 1598)

Date: c. 1891
Medium: porcelain with enamel
Dimensions:
2 x 5 inches (5.1 x 12.7 cm)
Classification: Household Accessories
Markings: Circle split into fourths above a box with Japanese characters (in gold lettering, on base)
Credit Line: Gift of Nelda C. Stark, 1980
Object number: 41.33.4
Accession Number: 1981.525
1965 Appraisal: 200
1979 York Appraisal: 151
DescriptionCircular shaped; crimped rim; crackled white ground; Asian pastoral scene with flowering branches, bamboo and lake with mountains in background on interior center; geometric gold design on interior and exterior rim; floral bunches design on exterior sides; gold enamel decoration.
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 December 11, 1980 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to The W.H. Stark House
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  • Bamboo