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Maiko-ware ewer with design of pine trees and sails
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Stoneware with iron pigment and white slip under wood-ash glaze
H x Diam: 22.2 × 19.4 cm (8 3/4 × 7 5/8 in)
Kobe, Hyogo prefecture, Japan
Jug, large, flat-bottomed; small handle. Pottery stopper, locked. Rumpled surface.
Clay: hard, dense.
Glaze: brilliant, blended browns, yellow, and light olive.
Decoration: pine trees and boat sails in thick white slip under glaze.
Rufus E. Moore, 1898 
From 1898 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Rufus E. Moore, New York in 1898 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Pottery List, 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)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Restrictions & Rights:
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