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Medium:
Stoneware with white slip under feldspathic glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 22.4 × 19.1 cm (8 13/16 × 7 1/2 in)
Style:
Karatsu ware, Takeo Karatsu type
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Okusano kiln, Takeo, Saga prefecture, Japan
Date:
1650-1699
Period:
Edo period
Description:
Karatsu ware, Takeo Karatsu kiln group; mishima and kohiki techniques.
Vase. Rounded body, tall cylindrical neck, two vertical loop handles.
Clay: medium stoneware fired brown.
Glaze: transparent, crackled and stained areas.
Decoration: white slip on neck and handles and in incised design on body.
Provenance:
To 1904
V. G. Fischer Art Company, Washington, DC, to 1904 [1]
From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchase,
from V. G. Fischer Art Company in 1904 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1283, 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:
Korean Influences on Japanese Slip-Decorated Ceramics (February 16, 1984 to November 9, 1984)
Previous custodian or owner:
V. G. Fischer Art Company (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
Karatsu ware, Takeo Karatsu type  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
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Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1904.22
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/ye3511931b9-6c2a-4638-b434-414839460b31
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1904.22