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Medium:
Stoneware with cobalt and iron pigments under clear glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 7.4 × 6.1 cm (2 15/16 × 2 3/8 in)
Style:
Kyoto-related ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Japan
Date:
19th century
Period:
Edo period or Meiji era
Description:
Ladle stand (shaku-tate [Jpn])
Clay: hard, dense. Buff under glaze, dark brown on surface.
Glaze: clear glaze, crackled.
Decoration: in brown and blue under glaze: trees.
Provenance:
To 1899
Yamanaka & Company, to 1899 [1]
From 1899 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1899 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 660, 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.
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:
ceramic  Search this
Kyoto ware  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)  Search this
cobalt pigment  Search this
iron pigment  Search this
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stoneware  Search this
clear glaze  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Kyoto-related ware  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1899.102
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/ye3a47a61bd-b0d4-45fa-8be6-05746d77ba8e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1899.102