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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Food
Decorative Arts ➔ Bowl, Hiroshima, WW II

Identifier:
116665
Description:
Blue and white bowl with stylized floral designs and lotus petal panals. The interior has a Buddhist emblem. The bowl is misshapen and the chemical structure of the glaze has changed due to the intense heat.;This object is an example of the damaging effects of the atomic bomb which was used on the city of Hiroshima, Japan. World War II, August 8, 1945. The bowl is misshapen and the chemical structure of the glaze has changed due to the intense heat (2000 degrees F.) Laurie Barnes, Associate Curator, The Detroit Institute of Arts, MI; tel: 313.833.1718.;This object is an example of the damaging effects of the atomic bomb which was used on the city of Hiroshima, Japan in 1945. The shape of the bowl is misshapen and the chemical structure of the glaze is changed due to the intense heat (2000 degrees F) of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan 1945-08-08.
Materials:
Ceramic, Ceramic
Dimensions:
1.25" h
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Gift Of Herman Hinrichs
Maker/Donor
Herman Hinrichs
Related Place
Japan