Dish with Mount Fuji

Katō Gosuke IV, Japanese, 1839 - 1905

Geography:
Made in Owari (present-day Aichi Prefecture), Japan, Asia

Period:
Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Date:
Late 19th century

Medium:
Glazed porcelain with underglaze blue decoration (Seto ware)

Dimensions:
2 3/8 x 7 1/2 inches (6.1 x 19 cm)

Curatorial Department:
East Asian Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1897-241

Credit Line:
The General Hector Tyndale Memorial Collection, 1897

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Label:
Kato 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.