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Medium:
Bronze with artificial patina; lacquered wooden lid
Dimensions:
H x W: 16.7 x 13.7 cm (6 9/16 x 5 3/8 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Japan
Date:
19th century
Period:
Edo period or Meiji era
Description:
Archaistic ? Vessel. Lacquer cover.
Surface: lacquered in color. Addition of lacquer, lead, etc.
Decoration: in slight relief. Inscription inside. Bottom dubious.
Provenance:
Mr. Uyeno, Osaka [1]
To 1904
Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1904 [2]
From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in December 1904 [3]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4]
Notes:
[1] See Curatorial Remark 11, Louise Cort, March 4, 2011, in the object record.
[2] Undated folder sheet note.
Also see, S. I. 2, pg. 16, Original Bronze List, 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:
An Invitation to Tea (November 9, 1996 to April 26, 1998)
Previous custodian or owner:
Mr. Uyeno
Yamanaka and Co. 山中商会 (1917-1965) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
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Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1904.356a-c
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3ded7767d-0a77-479f-a6d9-a473ec2ee220
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1904.356a-c