1. Hosomi Museum
A porcelain bowl on purple cloth. A milky blue eye at its
base. A box to carry it in.
2. Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka
The meiping vase shaped like a lover’s hip (celadon in pale
blue, inlaid with crane and cloud) draws the eye but forbids
In response to an antique ceramic bowl held in the Hosomi Museum, Kyoto, and a ceramic vase
held in the Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka.
1 March 2017