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Medium:
Stoneware with white slip under translucent glaze and gold lacquer repairs
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 6.8 × 16.2 cm (2 11/16 × 6 3/8 in)
Style:
Kyushu-related ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Kyushu, Japan
Date:
18th-19th century
Period:
Edo period
Description:
Tea bowl, flaring, on low retired foot. Gold lacquer repairs.
Clay: hard, sonorous, gray.
Glaze: clear with delicate greenish and gray-blue overflow.
Decoration: linear designs in white slip, brushed, under glaze.
Provenance:
To 1897
Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1897 [1]
From 1897 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1897 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 484, 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.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Previous custodian or owner:
Yamanaka and Co. 山中商会 (1917-1965) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
Karatsu ware  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
tea  Search this
Japan  Search this
stoneware  Search this
white slip  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
lacquer repair  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1897.39
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye343f8f7de-2ae3-4bf2-a318-21801b6961d4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1897.39