Heavily potted buff grey body moulded to a square shape with pronounced central depression surrounded by a heavy everted flat lip; interior of lips decorated with parallel striations; exterior and base covered with thick greyish white glaze; interior lips first glazed with iron-brown then with a layer of grayish white that also coveres the central depression, where a final brushing of iron-brown decorates the interior with a sprig of wild grass and blossom.


  • Title: Square Dish
  • Creator: Shōji Hamada
  • Date Created: 1961-1964
  • Location Created: Japan
  • Physical Dimensions: h 6.67, w 30.48, d 30.48 cm
  • Type: Ceramics
  • Rights: Bequest of Mrs. George H. Bunting Jr.
  • Medium: Glazed stoneware
  • Art Form: Ceramics
  • Support: clay

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