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Vase (USA), 1901

This is a vase. It was created by Kataro Shirayamadani and manufactured by Rookwood Pottery. It is dated 1901 and we acquired it in 1984. Its medium is glazed earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Carved designs were seldom produced at Rookwood, making this vase a rare example.

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

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Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 10.4 × 9 cm (4 1/8 × 3 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Impressed: RP cipher with 14 flames / I / T1195; incised artist's signature in Japanese characters.

Cite this object as

Vase (USA), 1901; Kataro Shirayamadani (Japanese, 1865–1948); glazed earthenware; H x diam.: 10.4 × 9 cm (4 1/8 × 3 9/16 in.); Gift of Marcia and William Goodman; 1984-84-24

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Passion for the Exotic: Japonism.

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