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Dish in the Shape of a Leaf, Part of a Set of 6

Hamanaka Gesson

Asian Art

MEDIUM Glazed stoneware
DIMENSIONS 1 15/16 × 4 3/4 × 8 1/4 in. (5 × 12 × 21 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Asian Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 2017.28.3
CREDIT LINE Gift of Dr. Susan L. Beningson in memory of Leslie Beller
RIGHTS STATEMENT Copyright status unknown
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CAPTION Hamanaka Gesson (Japanese, born 1943). Dish in the Shape of a Leaf, Part of a Set of 6. Glazed stoneware, 1 15/16 × 4 3/4 × 8 1/4 in. (5 × 12 × 21 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. Susan L. Beningson in memory of Leslie Beller, 2017.28.3 (Photo: , 2017.28.3_PS9.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 2017.28.3_PS9.jpg., 2019
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION From a set of six dishes, each hand-formed and hand-glazed for different shapes and surface effects. Each dish is oblong, formed from a flat slab of clay, curved and cut on a bias to create serrated edges, mimicking a leaf. Hagi-style glaze, with a blush of pink and slight bluish undertones, is applied to most of the surface. A small area of unglazed buff-colored clay is left exposed on one of the long sides, with iron brown glaze loosely brushed or dabbed onto that surface. The group arrived in a signed and sealed wood storage box.
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Hamanaka Gesson (Japanese, born 1943). <em>Dish in the Shape of a Leaf, Part of a Set of 6</em>. Glazed stoneware, 1 15/16 × 4 3/4 × 8 1/4 in. (5 × 12 × 21 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. Susan L. Beningson in memory of Leslie Beller, 2017.28.3 (Photo: , 2017.28.3_PS9.jpg)