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Japanese Lacquer Imperial Presentation Box

Artist:
Akatsuka Jitoku 赤塚自得 (1871-1936)
Medium:
Lacquer on wood with gold maki-e and mother-of-pearl inlay with silver rim mounts
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 11.6 x 19.9 x 26.4 cm (4 9/16 x 7 13/16 x 10 3/8 in)
Type:
Lacquer
Container
Origin:
Tokyo, Japan
Date:
early 20th century, before 1919
Period:
Taisho era
Topic:
chrysanthemum
Taisho era (1912 - 1926)
Japan
gold
silver
Japanese Art
Credit Line:
Purchase in honor of the 75th Anniversary of the Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number:
F1997.17a-e
Rights:
Copyright with museum
Provenance:
From 1997
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased at auction, Christie's, New York, Sale No. 8732, September 17, 1997, lot no. 230 [1]
Notes:
[1] See Curatorial Note 4, Duley, October 6, 1997, in the object record.
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Poppies and Butterfly

Artist:
Suzuki Kiitsu 鈴木基一 (1796-1858)
Medium:
Ink and colors on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 194 x 48.6 cm (76 3/8 x 19 1/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
early to mid 17th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
butterfly
Japan
kakemono
Japanese Art
Credit Line:
Purchase
Accession Number:
F1997.15
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Momoyo gusa

Artist:
Kamisaka Sekka 神坂雪佳 (1866 - 1942)
Medium:
3 gajoso-bound books; woodblock printed; ink, color and mica on paper; paper covers
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Vol. 1): 30.2 x 22.4 x 1.9 cm (11 7/8 x 8 13/16 x 3/4 in)
H x W x D (Vols. 2, 3 each): 30.2 x 22.4 x 2 cm (11 7/8 x 8 13/16 x 13/16 in)
Type:
Book
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1909 (Meiji 42); May for vol. 1, 1910 (Meiji 43); May for vol. 2 & 3
Period:
Meiji era
Topic:
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)
Japan
Japanese Art
Gerhard Pulverer collection
Credit Line:
Purchase — The Gerhard Pulverer Collection, Museum funds, Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries and the Harold P. Stern Memorial fund in appreciation of Jeffrey P. Cunard and his exemplary service to the Galleries as chair of the Board of Trustees (2003-2007)
Accession Number:
FSC-GR-780.145.1-3
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Persimmon Tree

Artist:
Nakamura Hochu 中村芳中 (fl. 1790 - 1813)
Medium:
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 132.9 x 236.4 x 1.9 cm (52 5/16 x 93 1/16 x 3/4 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
late 18th-early 19th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
tree
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
Japan
Japanese Art
Credit Line:
Purchase--Harold P. Stern Memorial Fund
Accession Number:
F1996.28
Rights:
Copyright with museum
Provenance:
To 1996
James Freeman, Kyoto, to 1996
From 1996
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from James Freeman in 1996
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A Special Display of Iris Flowers in May, one of a set of five

Artist:
Ikeda Koson 池田孤村 (1801 - 1866)
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 113.9 x 32.6 cm (44 13/16 x 12 13/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
ca. 1830
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
iris
Japan
kakemono
Japanese Art
Credit Line:
Purchase - Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries
Accession Number:
F1999.5.3
Rights:
Copyright with museum
Provenance:
To 1999
Naosuke Suematsu, to 1999
From 1999
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Naosuke Suematsu in 1999
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Tanabata Offerings for Improvement in Certain Skills in July, one of a set of five

Artist:
Ikeda Koson 池田孤村 (1801 - 1866)
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 114 x 32.6 cm (44 7/8 x 12 13/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
ca. 1830
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
Japan
kakemono
Japanese Art
Credit Line:
Purchase - Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries
Accession Number:
F1999.5.4
Rights:
Copyright with museum
Provenance:
To 1999
Naosuke Suematsu, to 1999
From 1999
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Naosuke Suematsu in 1999
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The Kojohai Ceremony, New Years Day, one of a set of five

Artist:
Ikeda Koson 池田孤村 (1801 - 1866)
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 207.6 x 44 cm (81 3/4 x 17 5/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
ca. 1830
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
Japan
kakemono
Japanese Art
Credit Line:
Purchase - Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries
Accession Number:
F1999.5.1a-f
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Rock, saplings and autumn flowers

Medium:
Color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 136.5 x 113.3 cm (53 3/4 x 44 5/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
18th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
flower
autumn
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
Japan
Japanese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1900.59
Rights:
Copyright with museum
Provenance:
To 1900
Bunkyo Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1900 [1]
From 1900 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkyo Matsuki in 1900 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Screen List, S.I. 85, pg. 8, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[2] See note 1.
[3] 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.
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Chrysanthemums

Artist:
Master of I-nen Seal (1600-1630)
Medium:
Color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 132.2 × 56.8 cm (52 1/16 × 22 3/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1600-1630
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
chrysanthemum
Japan
kakemono
Japanese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1896.96
Rights:
Copyright with museum
Provenance:
To 1896
Yamanaka & Company, to 1896 [1]
From 1896 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1896 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Kakemono Reserved List, R. 65, pg. 3, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. The majority of Charles Lang Freer’s purchases from Yamanaka & Company were made at its New York branch. Yamanaka & Company maintained branch offices, at various times, in Boston, Chicago, London, Peking, Shanghai, Osaka, Nara, and Kyoto. During the summer, the company also maintained seasonal locations in Newport, Bar Harbor, and Atlantic City.
[2] See note 1.
[3] 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.
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White hollyhocks

Artist:
Ogata Korin 尾形光琳 (1658-1716)
Medium:
Ink, color, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (panel): 147.5 x 62.4 cm (58 1/16 x 24 9/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
late 17th-early 18th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
Japan
ukiyo-e
Japanese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1901.27
Rights:
Copyright with museum
Provenance:
To 1901
Siegfried Bing (1838-1905), Paris, to 1901 [1]
From 1901 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Siegfried Bing in 1901 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Kakemono List, L. 250, pg. 56, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[2] See note 1.
[3] 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.
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Kenzan-style Ember pot with design of Four Admirers

Artist:
Style of Ogata Kenzan (1663-1743)
Kyoto workshop, Kenzan style
Medium:
Gray-buff clay; white slip, iron pigment under transparent glaze.
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10.6 x 11.4 x 11.6 cm (4 3/16 x 4 1/2 x 4 9/16 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Kyoto, Kyoto prefecture, Japan
Date:
19th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
Japan
Japanese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1902.217
Rights:
Copyright with museum
Provenance:
To 1902
Bunkyo Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1902 [1]
From 1902 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkyo Matsuki in 1902 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [2]
Notes:
[1]
See Original Pottery List, L. 1193, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[2] See note 1.
[3] 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.
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Handwarmer with design of chrysanthemums and flowing water

Artist:
Ogata Ihachi (Kyoto Kenzan II) (active 1720-1760)
Medium:
Pink clay; black lead glaze; white slip, enamels, and iron pigment under transparent lead glaze; brass rim
Dimensions:
H x W: 26.6 x 22.7 cm (10 1/2 x 8 15/16 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Origin:
Kyoto, Kyoto prefecture, Japan
Date:
mid-18th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
river
Japan
Japanese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1905.290
Rights:
Copyright with museum
Provenance:
To 1905
H.R. Yamamoto, to 1905 [1]
From 1905 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from H.R. Yamamoto in 1905 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1438, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[2] See note 1.
[3] 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.
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Incense container with design of "Narrow Ivy Road"

Artist:
Ogata Kenzan (1663-1743)
Narutaki workshop
Medium:
Stoneware with white slip, cobalt and iron pigments under clear glaze, enamels over glaze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.5 x 10 x 7.3 cm (1 x 3 15/16 x 2 7/8 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Container
Origin:
Kyoto, Kyoto prefecture, Japan
Date:
1699-1712
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
incense
Japan
Japanese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1907.84a-b
Rights:
Copyright with museum
Provenance:
To 1907
Unidentified owner, Japan, to 1907 [1]
From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased in Japan from an unidentified owner in spring 1907 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1562, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[2] See note 1.
[3] 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.
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Matsu zukushi, Take zukushi, Ume zukushi

Artist:
Furuya Korin 古谷紅麟 (1875 - 1910)
Medium:
3 orihon-bound books; woodblock printed; ink and color on paper; paper covers
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Vols. 1-3 each): 18.2 x 24.6 x 1.2 cm (7 3/16 x 9 11/16 x 1/2 in)
Type:
Book
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1906 (Meiji 39); January
Period:
Meiji era
Topic:
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)
Japan
Japanese Art
Gerhard Pulverer collection
colophon
Credit Line:
Purchase — The Gerhard Pulverer Collection, Museum funds, Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries and the Harold P. Stern Memorial fund in appreciation of Jeffrey P. Cunard and his exemplary service to the Galleries as chair of the Board of Trustees (2003-2007)
Accession Number:
FSC-GR-780.55.1-3
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Wisteria and Other Flowers

Artist:
Fuka'e Roshu (1699-1757)
Medium:
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 218.4 x 64.4 cm (86 x 25 3/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
18th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
flower
wisteria
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
Japan
kakemono
Japanese Art
Credit Line:
Purchase
Accession Number:
F1958.12
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Korin moyo

Artist:
Furuya Korin 古谷紅麟 (1875 - 1910)
Calligrapher:
Tomioka Tessai 富岡鉄斎 (1836-1924)
Medium:
2 orihon-bound books; woodblock printed; ink and color on paper; paper covers
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Vol. 1): 25 x 18 x 1.1 cm (9 13/16 x 7 1/16 x 7/16 in)
H x W x D (Vol. 2): 25 x 18 x 1 cm (9 13/16 x 7 1/16 x 3/8 in)
Type:
Book
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1907 (Meiji 40); May
Period:
Meiji era
Topic:
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)
Japan
Japanese Art
Gerhard Pulverer collection
colophon
Credit Line:
Purchase — The Gerhard Pulverer Collection, Museum funds, Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries and the Harold P. Stern Memorial fund in appreciation of Jeffrey P. Cunard and his exemplary service to the Galleries as chair of the Board of Trustees (2003-2007)
Accession Number:
FSC-GR-780.60.1-2
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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A Ceremonial Poetry Party in March, one of a set of five

Artist:
Ikeda Koson 池田孤村 (1801 - 1866)
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 114 x 32.6 cm (44 7/8 x 12 13/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
ca. 1830
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
celebration
poems
Japan
kakemono
Japanese Art
Credit Line:
Purchase - Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries
Accession Number:
F1999.5.2
Rights:
Copyright with museum
Provenance:
To 1999
Naosuke Suematsu, to 1999
From 1999
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Naosuke Suematsu in 1999
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The Feast of the "Double-Yang" in September, one of a set of five

Artist:
Ikeda Koson 池田孤村 (1801 - 1866)
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 114 x 32.6 cm (44 7/8 x 12 13/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
ca. 1830
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
eating
celebration
Japan
kakemono
Japanese Art
Credit Line:
Purchase - Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries
Accession Number:
F1999.5.5
Rights:
Copyright with museum
Provenance:
To 1999
Naosuke Suematsu, to 1999
From 1999
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Naosuke Suematsu in 1999
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Peonies and Butterfly

Artist:
Sakai Hoitsu 酒井抱一 (1761-1828)
Calligrapher:
Kameda Ryorai (1778-1853)
Medium:
Ink, color, and gold on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 225.8 x 61.7 cm (88 7/8 x 24 5/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
early 19th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
insect
flower
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
butterfly
Japan
gold
kakemono
Japanese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. Yoichi Nakajima
Accession Number:
F1974.19
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Korin hyakuzu

Artist:
Sakai Hoitsu 酒井抱一 (1761-1828) , after Ogata Korin (1658–1716)
Medium:
Woodblock printed; ink on paper; paper covers
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Vols. 1, 2 each): 26.3 x 18.1 x 0.5 cm (10 3/8 x 7 1/8 x 3/16 in)
Type:
Book
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1815 (Bunka 12); 6th month
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
Japan
Japanese Art
Gerhard Pulverer collection
Credit Line:
Purchase — The Gerhard Pulverer Collection, Museum funds, Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries and the Harold P. Stern Memorial fund in appreciation of Jeffrey P. Cunard and his exemplary service to the Galleries as chair of the Board of Trustees (2003-2007)
Accession Number:
FSC-GR-780.475.1-2
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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