East Asian Art
Dish with Mount FujiMade in Owari (present-day Aichi Prefecture), Japan, Asia
Meiji Period (1868-1912), Late 19th century
Katō Gosuke IV, Japanese, 1839 - 1905
Glazed porcelain with underglaze blue decoration (Seto ware)
Currently not on view
1897-241The General Hector Tyndale Memorial Collection, 1897
LabelKato was the fourth generation of a family of potters. He was known for his pioneering efforts to produce high quality, luxury items in Japan for sale in overseas markets. Mount Fuji was already a recognizable symbol of Japan for Westerners in the late nineteenth century.