Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Catalog Data

Medium:
Stoneware with iron slip under ash glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 58.1 × 45.3 cm (22 7/8 × 17 13/16 in)
Style:
Shidoro ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Shizuoka prefecture, Japan
Date:
1800-1880
Period:
Edo period or Meiji era
Description:
Four loop handles.
Clay: hard, dense, gray. Buff on surface, darkened by use. Bloating and cracking. Repair to firing crack in base.
Glaze: Ash glaze applied over iron slip (visible inside neck).
Provenance:
To 1901
Yamanaka & Company, New York, NY, to 1901 [1]
From 1901 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), given by Yamanaka & Company, Christmas 1901 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1074, 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
Previous custodian or owner:
Yamanaka and Co. 山中商会 (1917-1965) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
Shidoro ware  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)  Search this
tea  Search this
Japan  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1901.193
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
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/ye30ac8a7d8-9c2e-4409-bda7-6b59dbb4bd11
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1901.193