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Medium:
Stoneware with iron and ash glazes; ivory lid
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 8.4 × 6.4 cm (3 5/16 × 2 1/2 in)
Style:
Seto ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Heiji kiln, Seto, Aichi prefecture, Japan
Date:
1625-1655
Period:
Edo period
Description:
Tea caddy (chaire), katatsuki shape, with ivory cover.
Clay: light, grayish, flushed red in places. String-cut foot.
Glaze: brilliant, copper-brown iron glaze, flecked with black, and splashed with ash glaze, yellow edged with black. Interior unglazed.
Provenance:
To 1901
Yamanaka & Company, New York, NY, to 1901 [1]
From 1901 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1901 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1024, 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
Exhibition History:
The Tea Ceremony in Japan XII (July 2, 2000 to February 4, 2001)
Garden Potteries and Official Kilns: Clan-Sponsored Ceramics in the Edo Period (January 16, 1986 to November 3, 1986)
Previous custodian or owner:
Yamanaka and Co. 山中商会 (1917-1965) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
Seto ware  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
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stoneware  Search this
brown and black glaze  Search this
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Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1901.134a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye38c676695-d6d3-4938-a3e2-778f8c4896cb
EDAN-URL:
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