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Food dish with design of plum
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Style of Ogata Kenzan (1663-1743)
Kyoto workshop, Kenzan style
Buff clay with white slip, iron pigment, and enamels under transparent glaze
H x Diam: 5.2 × 13.3 cm (2 1/16 × 5 1/4 in)
Kyoto, Kyoto prefecture, Japan
late 18th to early 19th century
Low, cylindrical individual serving dish (mukozuke).
Clay: soft, white earthenware.
Glaze: clear, colorless lead glaze.
"Kenzan" in iron pigment.
H. R. Yamamoto, to 1905 
From 1905 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), given by H. R. Yamamoto in 1905 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 Object file.
 See note 1.
 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.
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
The Potter's Brush: The Kenzan Style in Japanese Ceramics (December 9, 2001 to October 27, 2002)
Dinner for Five: Japanese Serving Dishes for Elegant Meals (March 4 to October 21, 2001)
Previous custodian or owner:
H. R. Yamamoto (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
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