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Stoneware with iron glaze; metal rim
H x Diam: 6 × 13.4 cm (2 3/8 × 5 1/4 in)
Kyoto-related ware or Agano ware
Kansai region or Fukuoka prefecture, Japan
late 18th-19th century
Temmoku tea bowl. Silver rim.
Clay: hard, ringing, grayish.
Glaze: lustrous pinkish-yellow; over-flow of gray-white. Double crackle.
Rufus E. Moore (1840 - 1918), New York to 1898 
From 1898 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Rufus E. Moore in 1898 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Pottery List, L. 395, 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.
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Previous custodian or owner:
Rufus E. Moore (1840-1918) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
brown and black glaze
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
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