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Vase Vase

This is a vase. It was manufactured by Rookwood Pottery and decorated by Kataro Shirayamadani. It is dated 1901 and we acquired it in 1984. Its medium is 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 William Goodman and Marcia Goodman. It is credited Gift of Marcia and William Goodman.

  • Sidewall, Macaw
  • block-printed paper.
  • Gift of D. Lorraine Yerkes.
  • 1941-107-2

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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

Underside of vase: [1] “RP”, impressed with 14 flames (Rookwood Pottery mark; 1900-) [2] “I”, impressed (date mark; 1901) [3] “T1195”, impressed, “T” (trial piece mark), “1195” (unknown)* [4] Japanese characters, incised (decorator’s mark of Kataro Shirayamadani) *Number 1195 does not appear in the Shape Record Book

Cite this object as

Vase Vase; Manufactured by Rookwood Pottery (United States); USA; 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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