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Catalog Data

Artist:
Ogawa Ritsuo (1663-1747)  Search this
Medium:
Lacquer, gold, lead, mother of pearl and ivory
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6.6 x 5.2 x 2.1 cm (2 5/8 x 2 1/16 x 13/16 in)
Type:
Container
Origin:
Japan
Date:
late 17th-mid 18th century
Period:
Edo period
Provenance:
To 1904
Yamanaka & Company, London, to 1904 [1]
From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1904 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Miscellaneous List, L. F2776, S.I. 14, pg. 21, 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. During an inventory of the collection of Japanese lacquerware, conducted on December 15-16, 1986, this object was discovered to be missing from the collection (for further details, see the Registrar's files, as well as Curatorial Remark 7, Kate Theimer, August 9, 1996, in the object record).
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Exhibition History:
Japanese and Chinese Lacquer (September 22, 1982 to June 30, 1983)
Japanese Lacquer (18 May 1980 to 15 June 1980)
Japanese Lacquer (April 16, 1979 to October 8, 1980)
Japanese Art, Galleries 3, 4, and 5 (January 1, 1963 to September 16, 1970)
Previous custodian or owner:
Yamanaka and Co. 山中商会 (1917-1965) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
dragon  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
demon  Search this
hero  Search this
maple tree  Search this
Japan  Search this
lettering  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1904.153.1
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye371a7d20e-c597-4142-b36c-993b463088ae
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1904.153.1