On View: Asian Galleries, North, 2nd floor (Japan)
Stoneware with overglaze enamel
Gift of Dr. Hugo Munsterberg
Round dish of buff stoneware with slightly recessed bottom and everted lip. Except for footrim, 2/3 covered with a brown glaze, remaining 1/3 with a bluish clear glaze on which (obverse) is a red and green enamel checkerboard pattern with wavy black lines down the green stripes and (reverse) abstract red linear decoration and red signature, the katakana "RO".
Condition: Minute chip our of footrim.
Kitaoji Rosanjin (Japanese, 1883-1959). Plate, ca. 1950. Stoneware with overglaze enamel, 15/16 x 8 1/2 in. (2.4 x 21.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. Hugo Munsterberg, 77.136. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 77.136_PS9.jpg)
overall, 77.136_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2014
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