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Catalog Data

Medium:
Stoneware with white slip and iron decoration under clear glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 19.2 × 14.5 cm (7 9/16 × 5 11/16 in)
Style:
Possibly Tamba ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Tachikui, Hyogo prefecture, Japan
Date:
18th-19th century
Period:
Edo period
Description:
Bottle with globular body and small neck; flaring lip; flat unglazed foot.
Clay: medium gray.
Glaze: mottled cream slip with large pinkish brown areas; fine crackle; clear glaze reaching to foot.
Decoration: bamboo trees painted in underglaze iron; some areas of greenish tone.
Provenance:
Ikeda Seisuke (1839-1900), Kyoto [1]
To 1900
Bunkio Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1900 [2]
From 1900 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkio Matsuki in 1900 [3]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4]
Notes:
[1] According to Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.
[2] See Original Pottery List, L. 796, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[3] See note 2.
[4] 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
Exhibition History:
Korean Influences on Japanese Slip-Decorated Ceramics (February 16, 1984 to November 9, 1984)
Previous custodian or owner:
Ikeda Seisuke (1839-1900)
Bunkio Matsuki 松木文恭 (1867-1940) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
Tamba ware  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
bamboo  Search this
Japan  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1900.83
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3d79288b4-29e0-40f0-85ab-944b43e41aa5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1900.83