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Vase (USA), 1898

This is a vase. It was designed by Kataro Shirayamadani and manufactured by Rookwood Pottery. It is dated 1898 and we acquired it in 1983. Its medium is glazed earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Marcia Goodman and William Goodman. It is credited Gift of Marcia and William Goodman.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 33 x 11.8 cm (13 x 4 5/8 in.)

It is signed

Artist's signature in Japanese charcters incised on bottom, underglazed.

It is inscribed

Impressed on bottom, underglaze: RP cipher with 12 flames, 856 C.

Cite this object as

Vase (USA), 1898; Designed by Kataro Shirayamadani (Japanese, 1865–1948); glazed earthenware; H x diam.: 33 x 11.8 cm (13 x 4 5/8 in.); Gift of Marcia and William Goodman; 1983-88-2

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