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Kenzan-style serving bowl with design of lion-dog and peony
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Style of Ogata Kenzan (1663-1743)
Kyoto workshop, Kenzan style
Brown-gray clay with white slip and iron pigment under transparent glaze
H x W x D: 11 x 22.8 x 22.8 cm (4 5/16 x 9 x 9 in)
Kyoto, Kyoto prefecture, Japan
early to mid-19th century
Previous custodian or owner:
Tokyo School of Fine Arts
Bunkio Matsuki 松木文恭 (1867-1940) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Tokyo School of Fine Arts 
Bunkio Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1898 
From 1898 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkio Matsuki in 1898 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Curatorial 6, H.E. Buckman, 1964, in the object record.
 See Original Pottery List, L. 446, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 1.
 The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
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